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  • Exclusive Weinstein-Miramax negotiations extended through weekend

     
    The exclusive negotiating window between the Weinstein brothers and Walt Disney Co. over the acquisition of Miramax Films has been extended through the weekend, according to a person close to the talks. Backed by supermarket magnate Ron Burkle and other.....
  • Weinsteins' deal to reclaim Miramax falls apart [updated]

     
    Bob and Harvey Weinstein's long-in-the-works deal to reclaim independent movie label Miramax Films from the Walt Disney Co. has fallen apart after several weeks of intense negotiations, according to three people familiar with the matter. Talks between the...
  • The Gores brothers, already seeking Starz Media, now back in hunt for Miramax

     
    Now that exclusive negotiations between Walt Disney Co. and Ron Burkle and the Weinstein brothers to acquire Miramax Films for $625 million have collapsed, investor brothers Alec and Tom Gores could be in a position to take over two independent......
  • Construction magnate Ron Tutor and troubled financier David Bergstein in exclusive talks for Miramax

     
    Los Angeles construction magnate Ron Tutor and his embattled film financier partner, David Bergstein, are entering into exclusive negotiations with Walt Disney Co. to acquire Miramax Films. Tutor confirmed Friday morning in an interview with The Times...
  • Ron Tutor and David Bergstein keep negotiating for Miramax

     
    The exclusive 10-day negotiating window between Disney and construction magnate Ron Tutor and his movie-business partner David Bergsten for the acquisition of Miramax Films expires tonight, and the parties continue to talk. There's no word yet as to...
  • Peter Bart's controversial reign is ending at Variety

    Peter Bart's controversial reign is ending at Variety
    For much of the 20th century, Variety was the entertainment industry's bible, a must-read of Hollywood. Barely into the 21st, the venerable trade newspaper has been dethroned by bloggers and collapsing revenue. Now its formidable editor in chief -- who...
  • The haunted history of 'Paranormal Activity'

    The haunted history of 'Paranormal Activity'
    Steven Spielberg was certain his copy of "Paranormal Activity" was haunted. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: 'Paranormal Activity': An article in today's Calendar about the film "Paranormal Activity" misspelled the last name of DreamWorks...
  • 'Toy Story,' soccer spur Disney

    The Walt Disney Co. rode World Cup soccer, "Toy Story 3" and careful cost controls to increased revenue and profitability in the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest earnings reports released Tuesday. Revenues topped $10 billion for the...
  • 'The Switch'

    2 1/2 stars Set in Manhattan, "The Switch" is all over the place, but around the halfway point it starts getting interesting and the people who put it together are at least working in a realm of reasonable intelligence and wit and respect for the...
  • Canada rolls credits on a slump

    Canada rolls credits on a slump
    There's probably no better barometer of Hollywood's presence here than Lynne McNamara. Her thrice-weekly column, "The Backlot," chronicles filming and celebrity sightings around town in the Vancouver Sun. There's Halle Berry and Nicollette Sheridan...
  • Disney names new chief executive

    BURBANK, Calif. - Walt Disney Co. directors tapped President Robert A. Iger yesterday to succeed Chief Executive Michael D. Eisner, writing the final chapter for an often stormy 21-year reign during which the company mushroomed from a moribund studio into...