"Akeelah and the Bee" writer-helmer Doug Atchison will direct his next two pics for the Weinstein Co. under a freshly inked three-picture, first-look pact with the indie label. Landing at TWC…
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Liza Burnett, exec veep of PR at the Weinstein Co., has ankled her post. She served for 10 months at the company after coming over from Dan Klores Communications, where she launched that company's…
The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. rights to Aussie/British murder thriller "Like Minds." The $8 million pic has sold to another 11 territories, including Oz, where it will world preem at the…
The Weinstein Co. has tapped veteran attorney Peter Hurwitz as general counsel. Gotham-based Hurwitz will be involved in a broad range of legal matters for TWC and Dimension, including acquisitions…
"The Devil Wears Prada" director David Frankel and writer Aline Brosh McKenna will dip into the chick lit pool once again. The two are reteaming to adapt the bestseller "I Don't Know How She Does It"…
Helmer Paul McGuigan has signed on to direct "Four Knights" for the Weinstein Co. Project is based on Paul Webb's play "Four Knights in Knaresboro." Webb will adapt his own work for the screen, with…
With the Weinstein Co. effort under way to remake Akira Kurosawa's 1954 classic "The Seven Samurai," scribe John Fusco has been tapped to pen the script for the redux.
More classic Asian tales are coming back via the Weinsteins. The brothers are in final talks to ink a three-picture deal with top Chinese thesp Ziyi Zhang, the first being a live-action version of…
Homevid's biggest Cinderella story has a happy ending -- so far. Six months after the Weinstein Co. bought a 70% interest in Genius Products, the niche player has proved it can play with the big boys.
The Weinstein Co. has made a multimillion dollar investment in aSmallWorld.net, the exclusive online social networking site that aims to bring together "highly influential" people worldwide.