It was Bob and Harvey Weinstein against the world. Then they turned on each other – Los Angeles Times

For the Weinsteins, it had always been Bob and Harvey against the world. In 1979, the twenty-something rock promoters brought their unpolished demeanor, fast-talking style, and rough negotiating tactics to the movie business, naming their new film production company after their parents, Miriam and Max. Together, they built a studio that would redefine independent cinema […]

Shia LaBeouf slapped with fines, counseling after arrest that led to racist rant – New York Daily News

Shia LaBeouf is facing lofty fines, anger management counseling and a drug and alcohol evaluation after pleading guilty to obstruction following his July arrest in Georgia, court records show. The actor — who infamously unleashed a racist rant against an African-American officer following the arrest — appeared in a Savannah, Ga., courthouse Thursday […]

After Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood assistants urged to break culture of silence – Washington Post

Harvey Weinstein’s assistants are part of his story. (Paul Buck/European Pressphoto Agency-EFE/REX/Shutterstock) There is no rule book for Hollywood assistants. They make reservations, plan birthday parties, schedule surgeries — tasks vary by employer. But practically everyone signs a confidentiality agreement. Now industry leaders are urging these gatekeepers to shatter the culture of silence and come forward if they […]

‘The Punisher’ Reveals Premiere Date in Gripping New Trailer – RollingStone.com

The Punisher seeks retribution and skirts assassination attempts in the gripping new trailer for Marvel and Netflix’s upcoming series, The Punisher, which premieres November 17th. Related ‘The Punisher’: Everything You Need to Know About Marvel’s Antihero From his first comic-book appearances to his stand-alone Netflix show, your complete dossier on the Marvel fan-favorite The show […]

Marisa Coughlan Comes Forward With Harvey Weinstein Story: "He Wanted to Barter Sex for Movie Roles" – Hollywood Reporter

The actress, who now also works as a writer, recalls a string of encounters with the disgraced movie mogul who she claims propositioned her multiple times while she worked for Miramax. The Peninsula Hotel. A powerful movie mogul. An actress whose star was on the rise. A penthouse meeting about movie projects and a promise […]

Neal Gabler: Weinstein’s Abuse Mimicked the Original Film Moguls He Revered (Guest Column) – Hollywood Reporter

The producer’s demons, writes industry historian Neal Gabler, and the damage they caused, can be traced to his quest to rule entertainment like the early studio chiefs who “made great movies but left a battlefield strewn with victims.” <!–[CDATA[ Harvey Weinstein, the decades-long sexual predator who deservedly has been banished from Hollywood and sent into […]

Harvey Weinstein Scandal Not Expected to Impact Political Fundraising – Variety

WASHINGTON — In the fallout of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Democrats have disavowed him and donated his campaign contributions to charities, while Republicans seized on any opportunity to hammer their rivals with guilt by association. What doesn’t seem likely to change, though, is the way that politicians court donors and collect cash. In fact, as […]