The Weinstein Company is in advanced negotiations to acquire all U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 3D adventure pic “The Young and Prodigious Spivet,” in what will be one of the highest-profile deals inked at Cannes. Adapted from Reif Larsen’s novel … READ MORE

Deborah Francois, Romain Duris and Berenice Bejo star in the film, which hits theaters Sept. 6 via the Weinstein Co. The subtitled movie, set in France in 1958, centers on Rose (Deborah Francois), a small-town girl who applies for a … READ MORE

Get used to hearing about “Fruitvale Station.” The new drama from first-time writer-director Ryan Coogler was acquired by The Weinstein Company at the Sundance Film Festival in January after a wave of buzz positioned “Fruitvale Station” (then titled “Fruitvale”) as … READ MORE

The critical darling of this year’s Sundance Film Festival will arrive in theaters sooner than expected. “Fruitvale,” which won the festival’s Grand Jury and Audience awards in January, is set to hit the big screen on July 26 — three … READ MORE

In January “Kon-Tiki,” a biopic about the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his perilous 1947 journey across the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft, was nominated for the Academy Award for best foreign-language film. On April 26 the film will be … READ MORE

Thor Heyerdahl’s legendary journey from Peru to Polynesia on a raft was made famous in the Oscar winning documentary made in 1950, Kon-Tiki. In a new film of this voyage, Kon-Tiki, made with a fine cast of Norwegian actors, Thor … READ MORE

Octavia Spencer knows what it’s like to be center stage at the Oscars — she won Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Academy Awards for her role in “The Help” — and she’s looking to get back in that spotlight. … READ MORE

EXCLUSIVE: Harvey Weinstein is salting his Oscar arsenal for next year. After a heated auction with numerous bidders, The Weinstein Company is in exclusive negotiations to acquire Fruitvale for a bit north of $2 million, and a commitment for a … READ MORE

EXCLUSIVE: The Weinstein Company has acquired theatrical rights to Salinger, the Shane Salerno-directed feature documentary on the reclusive author of The Catcher In The Rye. The deal is seven figures, around $2 million, and covers world rights except for the … READ MORE

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Burton will direct Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams in Big Eyes, the film that Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski scripted. At the same time, The Weinstein Company is closing a deal to fund and distribute. This is a … READ MORE