Harvey Weinstein Could Still Be Prosecuted for Rape In Utah

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Business Home Movies Television Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein Rose McGowan autoplayThe state stops the clock when an alleged offender is out of state, keeping old felony cases alive for prosecution — but there are practical hurdles and possible constitutional challenges. read more.

Weinstein Co. Settles $50 Million 'Escape from Planet Earth' Lawsuit

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There's peace in a dispute that labeled Harvey and Bob Weinstein as "a real life version of Bialystock & Bloom" and Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld as "vindictive Hollywood talent." Bob Weinstein The Weinstein Company Harvey Weinstein Tony Leech Business

Harvey Weinstein and Steve Bannon: The Troubled Business Relationship Revealed

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And the huge, ongoing fraud lawsuit that accuses Weinstein of using Bannon's old company — and ESPN, WWE, Discovery, and others — as a piggy bank. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

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Weinstein Co. Sued for $50 Million; Filmmakers Claim Oscar Hush Money

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Eriq Gardner Harvey and Bob Weinstein are fighting the makers of "Escape from Planet Earth." Movies Movies Bob Weinstein Harvey Weinsteinread more. THR, Esq.

Harvey Weinstein Enlists Lawyer Patty Glaser to Fight Weinstein Co. Firing

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"We will do whatever we have to do to properly protect his rights vis a vis the company," says Weinstein's new high-powered attorney. Business Movies Television Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein

Michael Moore, Harvey Weinstein Settle 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Lawsuit

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Movies Movies Harvey Weinstein Michael MooreMatthew Belloni The settlement was revealed in court documents filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Terms were not disclosed. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

How the Weinsteins Beat 'Soul Man' Singer Sam Moore in an Important Lawsuit

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Movies Movies Music Business Harvey Weinstein Samuel L. Publicity rights, trademarks, libel, unfair competition. a suit over the 2008 film "Soul Men" had it all. Ultimately, the film studio beat the musician in a nasty fight with big implications for Hollywood. read more. THR, Esq.

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Harvey Weinstein to Sue N.Y. Times, Says His Attorney

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Charles Harder says that proceeds from the case will be donated to women's organizations. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Weinstein Co. Sues Kevin Williamson Over Rights to Film Project

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Movies Movies Kevin Williamson The Weinstein Company ScreamMatthew Belloni According to the suit, Williamson claims he still owns "Shadows," a project the studio says he relinquished control of after a 2010 settlement over the writer's "Scream 4" duties. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

When Does a Sexual Advance Amount to Sexual Harassment? An Attorney Explains (Guest Column)

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In the Harvey Weinstein situation, an actor or crew member working on a film that he produced, or any person working at The Weinstein Co., would be an employee under the law. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Movies THR Online

Harvey Weinstein Adds Criminal Lawyers to Team

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Blair Berk, an attorney who has previously represented Mel Gibson and Lindsay Lohan, is hired by the embattled movie mogul. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Harvey Weinstein, Miramax Denied First Attempt to Halt 'Hobbit' Arbitration

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The Weinsteins and Miramax want the dispute over "Hobbit" sequel profits to be determined in open court. Bob Weinstein The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Weinstein Company Harvey Weinstein Business

Harvey Weinstein Denied First Attempt to Halt 'Hobbit' Arbitration

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The Weinsteins and Miramax want the dispute over "Hobbit" sequel profits to be determined in open court. Bob Weinstein The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Weinstein Company Harvey Weinstein Business

The Weinstein Co. Files $10M Suit Over 'His House'

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TWC is suing the U.K.-based based producer Starchild Pictures for breaching a distribution agreement. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Lisa Bloom Reveals Why She Took On Harvey Weinstein as a Client

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Movies Movies THR Online Harvey Weinstein"I saw this as a unique opportunity to change the way these stories go," says the lawyer. "I I was wrong. It turns out nobody is ready to hear an apology when a shocking story comes out." read more. THR, Esq.

Michael Moore Sues Weinsteins Over 'Fahrenheit 9/11'

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Matthew Belloni He claims he was cheated out of at least $2.7 million in profits from his hit documentary. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Home Movies

The Weinstein Co. and Relativity Settle Legal Battle Over Remake of 'The Crow'

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Movies Movies Relativity Media The Weinstein CompanyGregg Kilday UPDATED: The two companies drop claims, arising over question of distribution rights to the movie, and agree to work together on the project. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

Weinsteins File Lawsuit Against Time Warner Over 'Hobbit' Sequels Profits

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The Weinstein Company Heat Vision UPDATED: The move comes on the heels of escalating tensions between the two camps, including Warner Bros. and its New Line division initiating arbitration proceedings. read more. Movies THR Online Warner Bros. THR, Esq.

Weinsteins, Lionsgate settling 'Precious' litigation

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Sources tell us the Weinstein Co. By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: The long-running legal battle over "Precious" is about to come to an end. and Lionsgate have agreed to a complete settlement that will end the bicoastal litigation over ownership of.

The Weinstein Co. Hit With $15M Lawsuit Over Timing of 'Gold' Release

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FilmNation says TWC breached its distribution deal for 'The Founder' by releasing 'Gold' only a week later. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Gold (2017) The Founder

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Weinstein Co. Attacks Filmmakers Over 'Sabotage,' 'Hush Money' Claims

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Eriq Gardner Harvey and Bob Weinstein say New York courts "should not be burdened with inane and vexatious lawsuits" like the one over 'Escape from Planet Earth.'

Now It's War: Relativity Demands $20 Million from Weinstein Co. for Botching 'Nine' Release (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni The legal war between film heavyweights Harvey Weinstein and Ryan Kavanaugh is getting downright nasty. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies Ryan Kavanaugh Nine

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Weinstein Co. Financiers Get Out of 'Escape From Planet Earth' Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld alleged that the Weinsteins had "sabotaged" their film by running up a big bill and then going outside for fresh capital. The Weinstein Company Business

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Warner Bros. Takes Miramax to Arbitration Over Weinstein 'Hobbit' Claims

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The studio and the indie mogul are fighting over whether a contract, obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, gives Weinstein a cut of the second and third Hobbit films.

Judge Keeps Filmmakers' 'Sabotage' Lawsuit Against Weinstein Co. (Exclusive)

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Eriq Gardner A $50 million lawsuit that claims the Weinsteins were "two out-of-control movie executives" -- a claim that the company allegedly paid $500,000 to "hush" up on the eve of last year's Oscars -- is going forward in New York.

Weinstein Co. Must Face Bankrupt DVD Distributor's Fraud Claim

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A judge allows a trimmed-down lawsuit to move forward. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Weinstein Co. Resolves Profits Lawsuit Over 'The Reader'

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Bernard Schlink claimed he hadn't been paid profits from the 2008 film based on his book. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

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Weinstein Co. Holds Confidential Movie Screening in $50M Legal Dispute (Exclusive)

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Tony Leech and Brian Inerfeld, who are suing over the "sabotaged" release of "Escape From Planet Earth," will see the latest version of the animated film at a Weinstein-hosted private screening. Movies Movies Business Bob Weinstein Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein Threatens to Sue Warner Bros. Over 'Hobbit 2' Profits

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Bob Weinstein The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Harvey Weinstein Business On the heels of the fight over "The Butler," the studio''s lawyers are disputing the mogul''s legal letters claiming he''s entitled to a 2.5 percent cut of the sequel''s box-office take. read more.

Relativity Fires Back at Weinsteins Over 'The Crow' Lawsuit

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Matthew Belloni "This is yet another typical litigation stunt from the Weinsteins, who have a long history of threatening lawsuits with the sole purpose of intimidation," the company says. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

Producer Cathy Konrad says Weinsteins cut her out of 'Scream 4'

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By Matthew Belloni Producer Cathy Konrad is suing the Weinstein Co. for breach of contract, claiming that "Scream 4" was developed behind her back. MORE COMING.

How The Weinstein Co. Might Get Revenge Over 'Lovelace' Lawsuit (Analysis)

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The Weinstein Company Lovelace Business Don''t assume so quickly that "Deep Throat" is protected by copyright. read more. The Business Movies THR, Esq.

Few Options for Weinstein Co. in Wake of MPAA 'Butler' Ruling (Analysis)

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MPAA The Weinstein Company The Butler Business A high-powered litigator on behalf of TWC is pressing an antitrust claim, but a new Supreme Court decision makes it unlikely he’ll succeed. read more. Movies THR, Esq.

Read the Weinsteins' Lawsuit Against Relativity Over 'The Crow'

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Matthew Belloni Two Hollywood heavyweights are clawing at each other over a planned remake of The Crow. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

Weinstein Co. Fighting Director's $4.8M Fraud Lawsuit Over 'One Chance'

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David Frankel claims the distributor agreed to release the film on at least 800 screens but instead buried it. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

'The Reader' Author Bernard Schlink Sues the Weinstein Co. Over Movie Profits (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni Schlink claims he hasn't been paid at all from the profits of the hit 2008 drama. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

Weinstein Co. Settles Film Rights Dispute With Kevin Williamson (Exclusive)

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The prolific writer-producer was alleged to have given up rights to "Shadow" in a past deal to resolve a dispute over "Scream 4." Now, the two sides have reached a new agreement. read more. Movies THR, Esq. Business

The Weinstein Co. Beats Sam Moore in 'Soul Men' Appeal

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In rejecting the Grammy-winning singer''s challenge, a judge wrote the 2008 Samuel L. Jackson film "added significant expressive elements to any purported use of Moore''s identity." read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Business

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Hollywood Docket: Floyd Mayweather, Showtime Sue to Preempt Pirate Streaming

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Miramax Films Showtime The Weinstein Company Silver Linings PlaybookPlus settlements over a death on a Discovery Channel show and the rights to the Sherlock film 'Mr. Holmes.' read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online Discovery Channel Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Weinsteins Pay to Settle Producer Cathy Konrad's 'Scream 4' Lawsuit (Exclusive)

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Matthew Belloni Konrad had claimed she was booted from the fourth installment on the franchise after it was developed behind her back. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies