The Weinstein Company News

DIRTY DANCING UK Tour to Play King's Theatre Glasgow, 26 August - 20 September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Dirty Dancing, the second highest grossing show in the history of the King's Theatre Glasgow, will once again have pulses racing with its heart-pounding music and passionate dancing. (more...)

The Weinstein Company & Photobucket Launch The Giver Color Splash Contest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

DENVER, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Color is transformational in The Giver, the upcoming film from The Weinstein Company (TWC), representing the pull and the push between individuality and conformity. In support of the film's release, TWC and Photobucket have partnered together to create a 'Color Splash Contest' where users can add color to their favorite, most meaningful photo using the 'Splash' tool in the Photobucket editor. (more...)

Ed Harris Joins All-Star Cast of HBO's WESTWORLD
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

According to Deadline, Ed Harris is the latest to join the all-star cast of HBO's new drama pilot WESTWORLD, from J.J. Abrams. Also in the cast are Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, Demetrius Grosse, Kyle Bornheimer, Currie Graham, Lena Georgas, Steven Ogg, James Marsden, Timothy Lee DePriest, and Eddie Rouse. (more...)

Naomie Harris Joins Jake Gyllenhaal in Anton Fuqua's SOUTHPAW
by Movies News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

According to Deadline, SKYFALL actress Naomie Harris has signed on to join Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams in The Weinstein Company's upcoming boxing drama SOUTHPAW. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

LATE LATE SHOW Host Frontrunner James Corden - A Career Retrospective!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 06, 2014

James Corden, who won a Tony Award for his performance in Broadway's 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' is the frontrunner to take over hosting duties for CBS's Craig Ferguson on THE LATE LATE SHOW. Below, check out photos and video highlights from Corden's impressive career! (more...)

Cast of MTV's SCREAM Series Announced; Jamie Travis to Direct Pilot
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

MTV and Dimension TV announced today that Jamie Travis (“For A Good Time Call” and “Faking It”) will direct the highly anticipated “Scream” pilot (more...)

THE PERFECT WAVE Coming to Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand, 9/16
by Movies News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment presents the inspiring story about surfing and second chances, The Perfect Wave, starring Scott Eastwood ('Trouble with the Curve', the upcoming 'Fury'), Rachel Hendrix ('October Baby'), Cheryl Ladd (“Charlie's Angels”), and Patrick Lyster (“Black Sails”). (more...)

Photo: First Look - Amy Adams Stars in Tim Burton's BIG EYES, Coming This Christmas
by Movies News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Below, USA Today has shared a first look at Amy Adams as real life artist Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's upcoming drama BIG EYES. (more...)

GLEE Star Harry Shum Jr. Boards CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, GLEE's Harry Shum Jr. has just signed on for The Weinstein Company's John Fusco-penned HIDDEN DRAGON, CROUCHING TIGER sequel. (more...)

Lexus and The Weinstein Company Re-team to Produce The Second Lexus Short Film Series with World Premieres in Los Angeles and New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual 'Life is Amazing' Lexus Short Films series. Two rising filmmakers (Jon Goldman, Satsuki Okawa with script writer Ken Ochiai) are being mentored by acclaimed members of the film community including actress Katie Holmes (The Giver, Wonder Boys) and directors Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, upcoming Tulip Fever), Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn, upcoming Woman in Gold), Antoine Fuqua (Brooklyn's Finest, Training Day, upcoming Southpaw), and Phillip Noyce (The Giver, The Quiet American). (more...)

Uma Thurman to Join Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller & More in ADAM JONES
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Uma Thurman will join Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and more in The Weinstein Company's upcoming film ADAM JONES. Directed by John Wells, the cast also includes Jamie Dornan, Alicia Vikander, and more. (more...)

Elevation Pictures' THE IMITATION GAME & NIGHTCRAWLER to Premiere at 2014 TIFF
by Movies News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Canadian distributor Elevation Pictures is pleased to be a part of the premiere lineup, today announced at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) press conference. (more...)

Elevation Pictures' THE IMITATION GAME & NIGHTCRAWLER to Premiere at 2014 TIFF
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Canadian distributor Elevation Pictures is pleased to be a part of the premiere lineup, today announced at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) press conference. (more...)

Yahoo and The Weinstein Company Announce the Exclusive U.S. Pre-Theatrical Release for the Film “One Chance” on Yahoo Screen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

From the director of “The Devil Wears Prada,” “One Chance” is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got Talent.' Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win 'Britain's Got Talent' and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' BAFTA winner James Corden (“The History Boys”) stars as Paul Potts and is supported by an acclaimed ensemble cast that includes Julie Walters (“Mamma Mia!,” “Calendar Girls,” “Billy Elliot”), Mackenzie Crook (“The Pirates of the Caribbean”), Colm Meaney (“Get Him to the Greek”), Jemima Rooper (“Kinky Boots”), Valeria Billelo (“Pazze Di Me”) and rising star Alexandra Roach (“The Iron Lady”). (more...)

Elevation Pictures Inks Distribution Service With Universal Home Entertainment
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Elevation Pictures continues its growth momentum with the announcement today that it has signed an exclusive distribution services agreement with industry powerhouse Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada. (more...)

Starz Digital Media to Release Horror Film SEPTIC MAN This Summer
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Starz Digital Media is set to release the award-winning horror film Septic Man this summer. The film will be available On Demand and for digital download August 12 and will have a limited theatrical run on August 15. (more...)

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Tops Rentrak's Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of 7/13
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Rentrak Corporation (RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of July 13, 2014 (more...)

VIDEO: New Footage THE GIVER Set to One Republic's 'Ordinary Human'
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

New footage from the highly anticipated film THE GIVER has arrived, set to the tune of the new One Republic track 'Ordinary Human', featured on the film's soundtrack. Check it out below! (more...)

The Weinstein Company Announces 'The Giver Movie Premiere For Good' in Partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Weinstein Company today announced 'The Giver Movie Premiere for Good' in partnership with CrowdRise and Eventbrite. The event gives movie fans an unparalleled opportunity to attend a major movie premiere with their favorite stars, by participating in an online fundraising campaign for the arts. (more...)

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