Riding a wave of insatiable international thirst for genre pics with brand-name stars, Miramax Films has sealed a spate of overseas pacts at AFM on the upcoming Dimension Films titles "Cursed" and…
Chuck Dolan's high-definition programming service called Voom has bought exclusive high-definition rights to 193 movies from Miramax Films and its Dimension Pictures sibling for a total license fee…
With the Disney board focusing on replacing Michael Eisner, Miramax Films -- the sometimes willful subsid that's proven a hot potato within the Mouse House -- has begun making changes to show that…
It was once unthinkable that Disney would not renew its deal with Harvey and Bob Weinstein. Today, it's clear that Disney intends to cut them loose. The Miramax party line remains unchanged: "Bob and…
With the Walt Disney Co. playing hardball, a Miramax request to take its case to Mouse House's board of the directors has been turned down. Bob and Harvey Weinstein's personal contracts expire in…
Has Miramax turned over a new leaf?
Six weeks after Miramax Films conducted a first round of layoffs, the company has trimmed 55 more employees. The percentage of each reduction was the same: 13% of all employees worldwide. Current…
Expect a very unusual awards season for the Mouse House. Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles" is generating buzz and is expected to do boffo B.O.; the studio is also mulling a best-picture Oscar push.
Miramax, which took some heat for waiting to release the 2002 Jet Li Chinese martial arts movie "Hero" to U.S. theaters, is wasting no time in getting it to DVD. Disc will hit stores Nov. 30.
Rick Sands, chief operating officer at Miramax Films, is in talks to assume a similar role at DreamWorks. While no deal has been made and Sands has more than a year remaining on his Miramax contract…
Miramax Books has bought up the U.S. publishing rights to the first two books in a new adventure series about the teenage James Bond. Film rights are not part of the deal between Miramax's publishing…
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