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…
Miramax Films senior vice president of production Bobby Cohen is leaving the company to hang out his shingle, which will have a long-term production deal with the studio.