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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Puerto Rico relief song tops Billboard chart

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:33pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's star-studded charity song to fund relief efforts in Puerto Rico topped the Billboard digital singles chart on Monday, while Christian music rapper NF topped the Billboard 200 album chart.

Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 1:01pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

Colony Capital in talks to buy Weinstein Co

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:57am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

#MeToo: Sexual harassment stories sweep social media after Weinstein allegations

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:52am
LONDON (Reuters) - Million of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook.

Colony Capital in talks to buy troubled Weinstein Co

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:42am
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after the departure of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

Weinstein Co enters talks over potential sale

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:58am
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered talks for a sale of the bulk of its assets with private equity firm Colony Capital, the two companies said in a statement on Monday. http://reut.rs/2ykT2if

Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:40pm
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks.

As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:08pm
LONDON (Reuters) - The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod.

Lawyer who threatened defamation suit against New York Times leaves Weinstein defense: source

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:47pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Attorney Charles Harder has withdrawn from the legal team of Harvey Weinstein after previously threatening to sue the New York Times over its reports that the movie producer had been the target of sexual harassment complaints, said a source familiar with the matter on Sunday.

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:34am
DUBAI (Reuters) - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets.

Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' Crushes 'Blade Runner 2049' With $26.5 Million

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:45am
LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Happy Death Day" has cause for celebration.

Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 3:59pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades.

France considers revoking Weinstein's Legion of Honour

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:55pm
PARIS (Reuters) - France has started the process of stripping Harvey Weinstein of his Legion of Honour, France's highest civilian distinction, after allegations of sexual harassment against the film producer, President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Saturday.

Weinstein Co said to explore sale or shutdown, but company denies report

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 2:31pm
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Co, the film production company part-owned by Harvey Weinstein, is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, but the company's co-chairman, Bob Weinstein, denied the report.

Russia cinema chain, changing mind, will run film about tzar's affair

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:22am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's largest cinema chain said on Friday it had changed its mind and would now run the film "Matilda" despite threats from religious conservatives slamming the film as blasphemous.

Goldman exploring options for stake in Weinstein Co

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 9:21am
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Friday it was exploring options for the stake it holds in the Weinstein Co following allegations of sexual harassment against co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein.

Steven Seagal meets 'The Punisher' Duterte, talks drug war

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:34pm
MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. actor Steven Seagal, famous for playing action roles like a vice squad detective in "Above the Law", met Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte while on a location scouting trip in Manila.

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price suspended following harassment allegation

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:34pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon Studio chief Roy Price was put on an immediate leave of absence Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress's claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.

Bruno Mars leads music's AMA nominations as female artists edged out

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 4:50pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The men of pop and hip hop led the nominations for the American Music Awards (AMA) on Thursday, while female artists were left out of most categories.

Stars of Russian Tzar film to miss premiere over safety fears: director

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:52am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The two lead actors in Russian movie "Matilda", which religious conservatives have condemned as blasphemous, have declined to travel to Russia for the premiere because they fear for their safety, the film's director said.

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