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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Ronan Farrow (‘Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes’)

“It’s patience, it’s empathy, it’s trying to really listen to someone and their concerns, both in an interview and also in conversations about whether they’re going to give an interview, and also it’s bringing yourself,” says Ronan Farrow, one of the most consequential investigative journalists of our time, when asked during a recent recording of […]

Harvey Weinstein to Be Charged With Indecent Assault in U.K.

Harvey Weinstein is set to be charged with two counts of indecent assault in the U.K. stemming from an alleged incident with an unnamed woman in August 1996. The authorization for the criminal charges came from Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service Special Crime Division on Wednesday. “Charges have been authorized against Harvey Weinstein, 70, following a […]

Harvey Weinstein’s 23-Year Prison Sentence Upheld on Appeal

A New York appeals court on Thursday affirmed the conviction of Harvey Weinstein for rape and sexual assault, turning down his bid to overturn the decision based on arguments that the trial was stacked against him. In a unanimous decision, a five-justice appellate panel of the New York Supreme Court backed the trial judge’s rulings […]

CinemaCon: Universal Unwraps First Look at Harvey Weinstein Movie ‘She Said’

Universal unveiled a first look at She Said, the upcoming drama based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning The New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey as they investigated sexual misconduct claims against Harvey Weinstein, Wednesday during CinemaCon. Slated to open Nov. 18, the film is based on the 2019 book She Said: Breaking the […]

Harvey Weinstein Threatened to Replace Peter Jackson With Quentin Tarantino on ‘Lord of the Rings’

Most fans of Frodo’s long journey to Mordor in The Lord of the Rings can’t imagine any other director but Peter Jackson at the helm, but Harvey Weinstein threatened to replace him, according to a new oral history of the blockbuster franchise. In a piece celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Fellowship of the Ring, The Independent […]

Appellate Judges Raise Doubts About Harvey Weinstein’s Conviction

A New York appeals court blasted Manhattan prosecutors Wednesday for filling out Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial last year with what one judge deemed “incredibly prejudicial testimony” from women whose allegations weren’t part of the criminal charges against him — a strategy that now has the potential to jeopardize the disgraced movie mogul’s conviction. Members of […]

Rose McGowan’s Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein Dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by actress Rose McGowan alleging that Harvey Weinstein engaged in racketeering to silence her and derail her career before she accused him of rape. Judge Otis D. Wright II dismissed the suit on Monday because McGowan, who fired her lawyers last month and was acting as her […]

Michael Wolff on Bombshell Book That “Conveys Being in That Room With Jeffrey Epstein”

Michael Wolff — whose dispatches from the 2016 campaign trail for The Hollywood Reporter led to his controversial 2018 best-seller Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House and two follow-up books on the former president — is back again with Too Famous: The Rich, the Powerful, the Wishful, the Notorious, the Damned (Henry Holt). Pulling […]

Adam Shapiro Joins Cast of ‘She Said’ for Maria Schrader-Directed Universal Film

Adam Shapiro has joined the cast of She Said, the Maria Schrader-directed film based on the landmark 2017 investigation that brought to light movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s pattern of serial sexual misconduct. The film is based on Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey’s best-selling She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, […]

Judge Rejects Sexual Assault Count Against Harvey Weinstein

A Los Angeles judge on Thursday again rejected one of 11 sexual assault counts in an indictment of Harvey Weinstein. Judge Lisa B. Lench first dismissed the count of sexual battery by restraint as too old and outside the statute of limitations two weeks ago, but allowed the district attorney’s office to amend the allegation […]

Harvey Weinstein Wins Dismissal of One Sexual Assault Charge in Los Angeles

A Los Angeles judge on Thursday dismissed one of 11 sexual assault counts against Harvey Weinstein, giving the former movie mogul and convicted rapist a minor and possibly temporary victory. At a hearing with the 69-year-old Weinstein in the courtroom, Judge Lisa B. Lench agreed with his defense attorneys that a count alleging sexual battery […]

Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Assaults in California

Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts. Sheriff’s deputies brought the 69-year-old convicted rapist into court in a wheelchair. He was wearing a brown jail jumpsuit and face mask. Attorney Mark Werksman entered the plea for the disgraced movie mogul […]