Despite lackluster returns on "Cassandra's Dream," the Weinstein Co. has decided to extend its relationship with Woody Allen by distributing his next pic, "Vicky Christina Barcelona."
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The Weinstein Co. is negotiating with Forest Whitaker to star in and Tim Story to direct "Patriots," a drama that will begin production in early April.
The Weinstein Company has picked up the 3-D animated Christmas film "Niko & the Way to the Stars" for all English-language and Latin American territories.
The Weinstein Co. said Tuesday that it has acquired publishing and screen rights to Bridie Clark's upcoming novel "I Think She's Got It."
The Weinstein Co. has locked in Gong Li and is negotiating with John Cusack to star in "Shanghai," a period drama the studio hopes to make in China early next year.
Seth Rogen has inked to play the titular Zack in writer-director Kevin Smith's "Zack & Miri Make a Porno" for the Weinstein Co. and Dimension Films. Elizabeth Banks will star opposite Rogen as Miri.
The Weinstein Co. has hired Matt Frankel, the former corporate publicist at Rainbow Media whose portfolio spanned film, cable TV and the Internet, as its corporate publicity chief.
Eric Robinson has been upped to senior VP of production and development for the Weinstein Co.
Ryan Phillippe, Eva Green and newcomer Sam Riley will star in first-time director Gerald McMorrow's futuristic thriller "Franklyn" for the Recorded Picture Co.
The Weinstein Co. and Exodus Film Group have set "Navy Seals" as the first film under their recently announced CG-animation co-production pact.
The Weinstein Co. has upped Michal Podell to senior VP of acquisitions and business and legal affairs.