Bob Weinstein


Roy Price resigns from Amazon Studios

Roy Price has resigned from Amazon Studios after an allegation of sexual harassment. Price had already been placed on indefinite leave. He couldn’t be contacted before press time, but has been accused of repeatedly propositioning The Man in the High Castle (TMITHC) producer Isa Hackett. He has also been accused of ignoring a rape claim that actor […]

Harvey Weinstein fired over allegations

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from the company he co-founded with his brother after multiple allegations of sexual harassment surfaced. Directors at The Weinstein Company (TWC), including Harvey’s brother Robert (Bob) Weinstein, decided to remove the film and TV producer over the weekend. “The directors of The Weinstein Company – Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard […]

BeIN Media ‘circling $1bn Miramax

US studio Miramax could be sold to Qatar-based BeIN Media Group, with exclusive talks being held, according to a Bloomberg report. According to unnamed Bloomberg sources, a deal with BeIN could be completed by the end of the year. Miramax was put on the block for around US$1 billion earlier this year. Miramax is best […]

Halloween treat as MTV confirms Scream

Youth-skewed channel MTV has taken its TV adaptation of horror movie franchise Scream to series. A 10-episode series is scheduled to hit the air in October 2015, with MTV coproducing with Dimension TV, the television unit of Scream studio Dimension Films. Harvey and Bob Weinstein will executive produce, alongside Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley, Marianne Maddalena, […]

WGN America orders Ten Commandments original series

US cable channel WGN America has ordered 10-part scripted drama Ten Commandments from the Weinstein Company. Running for 10 nights, each episode of the series will see a different modern interpretation of a Commandment from an A-list director. Wes Craven, Michael Cera, Lee Daniels, Jim Sheridan and Gus Van Sant are committed to directing an […]

Netflix: Weinstein deal will ‘reinvent’ pay TV window

Netflix’s efforts to secure first-run content have resulted in an exclusive US pay TV deal for The Weinstein Company’s movies – a partnership the pair claims will “reinvent” windowing. Streaming service Netflix has scored a multi-year licensing deal that gives it first-window subscription rights to theatrically released feature films from TWC and Dimension Films, starting […]

Harvey Weinstein preps TV version of Miramax movie Shall We Dance?

Harvey Weinstein has told TBI that he plans to make a TV version of Shall We Dance?, the 2004 Miramax romantic comedy that starred Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez. The news comes as The Weinstein Company plans to move more heavily into scripted TV and its president of TV, Meryl Poster, also told TBI that it […]