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'Shakespeare in Love' Sequel, 'Good Will Hunting' TV Series and More in the Works

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by Jacob Hall December 16, 2013 @ 10:52 AM
Miramax
Like all business-related alliances between companies, the newly announced team-up between Miramax and the Weinstein Company feels like it was the result of mutual necessity, with God knows how many contracts and back-room meetings necessary to sort it all out. But if you cut through all of the nitty-gritty details, it means one big thing: sequels, prequels and TV adaptations of the most famous films from Miramax's heyday are likely on the way.

'Bully' Triggers Trend As More Filmmakers Appeal MPAA Ratings

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by Sean O'Connell March 23, 2012 @ 12:00 PM
Harvey Weinstein grabbed headlines earlier this year when he appealed the MPAA’s decision to tag the ripped-from-the-headlines documentary ‘Bully’ with an R rating. Ever the masterful marketer, Weinstein used the appeal to generate press for his movie. But there’s a much larger story brewing behind that flashy, attention-demanding move.