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  1. 'About Schmidt' Producer Michael Besman to Run L.A. Office for Caryn Mandabach Productions

    6:43 am 12/10/2013

    Besman, whose credits also include “As Good as It Gets” and “Seven Years in Tibet,” will develop and produce high-end TV for the group targeting the international marketplace.Read more

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  2. 'Laurel and Hardy' Biopic in Works From BBC, Weinstein Co.

    9:48 am 12/3/2013

    The 90-minute TV movie, set to be scripted by "Philomena" co-writer Jeff Pope, will be made by U.K. production banner Lookout Point and is based on the duo's 1953 U.K. tour, which ended in tragic circumstances.Read more

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  3. Box Office: 'Frozen' Opens to Stellar $15.2 Million Wednesday; 'Catching Fire' Still No. 1

    8:21 am 11/28/2013

    UPDATED: The news isn't so good for Thanksgiving entries "Black Nativity" and Spike Lee's "Oldboy"; "The Book Thief" expands nicely nationwide.Read more

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  4. 'Mandela' Screening: U2, Filmmakers Talk Creating Original Song 'Ordinary Love'

    1:07 pm 11/26/2013

    Harvey Weinstein said it was easy to get the superstar band to agree to compose music for the film and suggested the group's a perfect fit, but Bono and The Edge said they worked hard to get it right.Read more

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  5. 'Jane Got a Gun' Gets Aug. 2014 Release Date

    7:34 am 11/25/2013

    Natalie Portman's heavily publicized Western will hit theaters next summer.Read more

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  6. Whites Suddenly Gripped By Black Dramas

    5:00 am 11/21/2013

    The box-office successes of African-American-led films defy the town's long-held expectation, a Weinstein Co. exec tells THR: "A quarter of a century ago, these movies wouldn't have crossed over."Read more

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  7. Harvey Weinstein Enlists Judi Dench's James Bond Character in 'Philomena' Rating Fight (Video)

    10:36 am 11/7/2013

    The film's star reprises her role as M and dispatches an agent in a new video released ahead of the company's MPAA appeal next Wednesday.Read more

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  8. '12 Years a Slave,' 'Fruitvale Station' Among Remaining Nominees for Gotham Audience Award

    9:15 am 11/7/2013

    The top five contenders will face off in the second round to determine a winner; voting begins Friday.Read more

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  9. The Weinstein Co. Nabs Michael Fassbender Starrer 'Macbeth'

    8:53 am 10/23/2013

    The company takes U.S. and Canadian rights for the Shakespeare adaptation that also stars Marion Cotillard. Read more

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  10. Oscars: Why Are Contenders Dropping Like Flies This Awards Season? (Analysis)

    11:08 pm 10/22/2013

    "The Monuments Men" is following "Foxcatcher," "Grace of Monaco" and "The Immigrant" into 2014 -- and out of one of the most competitive races in years.Read more

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