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5 Clips from Lee Daniels’ The Butler


In Lee Daniels’ the Butler, Forest Whitaker headlines an all-star ensemble cast as Cecil Gaines, a man who served as the White House butler for more than 30 years, through historical American periods such as the Civil Rights movement, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, and more. Following the poster that debuted yesterday, The […]

Disney Takes on Artemis Fowl Movie


Walt Disney Studios announced today that it’s partnered with producer Harvey Weinstein to bring Artemis Fowl to the silver screen. The movie will be based on the first and second installments in author Eoin Colfer’s best-selling children’s fiction series. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix screenwriter Michael Goldenberg will pen the screenplay adaptation. […]

The Butler: Releasing on August 16th

The Butler

By Joe Brandeis. The Butler! Will this be served up as an award film for 2014? The Butler is an upcoming historical drama film directed by Lee Daniels and featuring an ensemble cast! The film stars Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, an African-American who eyewitnesses notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. The film is based on […]

Select Key Players in the Film Industry


By Joe Brandeis.   In the film industry, it’s not just the directors, actors and actresses, and producers that are the creators and givers to audiences. Executives (in marketing to interactive media to finance), casting directors, choreographers, props masters and designers have a bigger hand behind the scenes as well. We have selected some of the […]

Fruitvale Station: upcoming flick!


By Amelia River. Bladimiar Norman, SVP Marketing, The Weinstein Company just presented at the Video Insider Summit this April at the Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York.   We heard about the “Silver Linings Playbook’s” playbook, but Norman said keep your eyes — and hearts — out for “Fruitvale,” a film about humanity that […]

Kon-tiki: Limited US Release on April 26th!

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By Joe Brandeis.     The visually astonishing film, “Kon-Tiki”, was nominated in this year’s foreign-language film Oscar contest, won by “Amour.” The Weinstein Co. acquired the domestic rights in November. TWC will open Norwegian historical drama “Kon-Tiki” in the U.S. on April 26, 2013. Max Manus co-directors Espen Sanberg and Joachim Rønning reteam for […]

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