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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...
  • Weinstein Co. hopes for brighter future after erasing crushing debt

     
    The Weinstein Co. has struck a deal to restructure its debt in the wake of several film flops, but the arrangement leaves the independent production company with a formidable task of turning around its fortunes. The settlement calls for the......
  • Overture Films chiefs Chris McGurk and Danny Rosett exit

     
    Adding to the drama at one of Hollywood's few remaining independent studios, Overture Films Chief Executive Chris McGurk and Chief Operating Officer Danny Rosett have left the company. In a statement, Chris Albrecht, chief executive of Overture parent...
  • Disney reaches agreement in principle to sell Miramax to Ron Tutor-led group

     
    Walt Disney Co. has reached an agreement in principle to sell Miramax Films and its 611-film library to construction executive Ron Tutor for about $650 million, according to people close to the situation. Tutor and a group of investors, including......
  • Colony Capital joins Tutor's Miramax bid as part of move into entertainment [updated]

     
    Signaling a move for a major Los Angeles investment firm into the entertainment business, Colony Capital has joined Ron Tutor's bid to acquire Miramax Films from Walt Disney Co. Negotiations are now being handled by Colony principal Richard Nanula, a........
  • Lions Gate and Icahn sign 10-day truce to work on deals

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment and Carl Icahn are hitting the pause button on their battle for control of the movie and television production company to search for common ground on potential mergers and acquisitions. The Santa Monica-based company and the...
  • Will there be a place for Miramax in Disney's new movie script?

     
    The fate of specialty movie label Miramax Films appears even murkier than it has been in the wake of Dick Cook's ouster as the head of Walt Disney Studios. Cook remained a staunch supporter of Miramax as rumors of the......