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Karyn Kusama’s ‘Dracula’ Movie Killed Weeks Before Production

Filmmaker Karyn Kusama is no longer going to sink her teeth into Dracula. Kusama planned to go into production next month on a Dracula film for Blumhouse and Miramax Films, but the project is now dead, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter. Miramax is said to have exited, torpedoing what would have been a modern […]

Miramax Wins Lawsuit Over ‘Pulp Fiction’ Movie Poster

Firooz Zahedi will always have a place in Hollywood history thanks to how he shot the iconic Pulp Fiction movie poster, but a judge has ruled that if the photographer claims ownership, he should have filed a lawsuit much sooner. He didn’t, and so Miramax has been granted summary judgment in a copyright battle over the […]

Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs

Film studio Miramax is suing director Quentin Tarantino over plans to release non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on his 1994 film, Pulp Fiction. Tarantino announced plans earlier this month to release seven NFTs based on the film, including scenes from an early script that were cut from the final version. The NFTs will also contain Pulp […]

MIPTV: AMC+ Takes ‘Spy City’

In one of the first big domestic deals announced at the 2021 digital Mip-TV television market, AMC Networks have acquired U.S. rights for European espionage series 'Spy City,' starring Dominic Cooper, for their AMC+ streaming service. 

Paradigm Promotes Five, Adds Gersh Agent

Paradigm Talent Agency has promoted five staffers to become new agents, while veteran literary agent Michael Romero-LoSasso has joined the company from Gersh.

Jon Hamm to Star in, Produce Miramax’s ‘Fletch’ Comedy Reboot

Miramax and Jon Hamm are teaming for a reboot of 'Fletch,' the 1980s Chevy Chase movie, based on the original Gregory Mcdonald mystery novels.

Miramax Boards ViacomCBS Intl. Studios’ ‘The Turkish Detective’ Series as Co-Producer

ViacomCBS International Studios has struck a deal with Miramax, in which ViacomCBS owns a 49 percent stake, to co-produce 'The Turkish Detective,' a detective series set in Istanbul based on 'The Cetin Ikmen Crime Novels' series by Barbara Nadel.

Miramax Taps Marc Helwig as Head of Worldwide TV

Miramax has named former NBCUniversal International Studios executive Marc Helwig to lead its TV division.

Julie Goldstein Joins ShivHans Pictures as Head of Production (Exclusive)

ShivHans Pictures has named Julie Goldstein as president of production after her earlier stints at Endgame Entertainment, HBO Films and Miramax.

ViacomCBS Closes Acquisition of 49 Percent Miramax Stake in $375 Million Deal

ViacomCBS has closed its acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Miramax, which has a library of 700-plus titles, including 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Chicago,' 'Good Will Hunting' and 'No Country for Old Men,' from BeIN Media Group in a $375 million deal.

ViacomCBS Pauses Up to $2.5 Billion in Asset Sales Amid Virus Crisis

ViacomCBS, for one, has signaled that two planned divestitures, for which it is believed to be eyeing price tags of $2 billion to $2.5 billion on a combined basis, with the cash proceeds expected to go toward paying down debt, will be delayed by the virus crisis until later this year.

ViacomCBS to Acquire 49 Percent Stake in Miramax for $375 Million

ViacomCBS has agreed to acquire a 49 percent stake in Miramax, which has a library of 700-plus titles, for $375 million in a deal with BeIN Media Group.