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  • '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 King's Speech' might get a post-Oscars nominations re-edit

    The challenge now is making "The King's Speech" into the lingua franca. With a dozen Oscar nominations under its belt, the movie's executive producer and distributor Harvey Weinstein is ready to unleash a new marketing strategy that aims to rope in...
  • Ghost in the Hollywood machine: 'Paranormal Activity' beat the odds (and gave Spielberg the willies)

     
    You may remember John Horn's name from our Comic-Con International coverage, he led our team of reporters in San Diego while I took a year off from the expo so I could sit on a beach in Hawaii with my......
  • Producer Scott Rudin negotiating to leave Disney

     
    With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label’s biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lucrative production deal with corporate parent Walt Disney Co. A prolific producer who supplied Miramax....
  • Alec and Tom Gores join forces to weigh Miramax bid; Redskins owner Snyder may make a play too

     
    After independently exploring a potential acquisition of Miramax Films, brothers Alec and Tom Gores are joining forces on a potential bid for the specialty movie label, people close to the matter said Friday. Also entering the field is Washington...
  • Time Warner still mulling MGM bid as deadline passes

     
    The fate of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is still in limbo. While bids for the troubled studio were due Friday, front-runner Time Warner Inc. was still mulling an offer late in the afternoon and it was unclear if, and when, the media......
  • Ron Burkle in talks with Weinsteins as Disney pushes back bids for Miramax

     
    Once again Walt Disney Co. has pushed back the deadline for submitting bids to acquire the specialty label Miramax Films to April 5, according to people with knowledge of the situation. As the deadline approaches, one prospective bidder has dropped......
  • Disney receives three bids for Miramax

     
    Walt Disney Co. has received three bids for the specialty label Miramax Films, people close to the situation said, and now has to decide whether to sell the asset or hold on to it. Supermarket magnate Ron Burkle and his......
  • Miramax talks expected to extend through the weekend [Updated]

     
    Exclusive negotiations between the Walt Disney Co. and Bob and Harvey Weinstein, who are backed by supermarket magnate Ron Burkle, over the potential acquisition of Miramax Films are expected to stretch through the weekend, people with knowledge of the...
  • Miramax talks come down to the wire: Trouble with Mark Cuban? [Updated]

     
    If only all their movies were this dramatic. Walt Disney Co.'s efforts to unload Miramax Films may reach a climax within 24 hours. The Weinstein brothers and their financial partner Ron Burkle are in the final hours of their exclusive......
  • Weinstein Co. board voices support of Miramax deal

     
    A member of the Weinstein Co. board of directors has issued a statement on behalf of the board in support of Bob and Harvey Weinstein's role in a consortium looking to acquire Miramax Films from Disney. The move comes after......