TWC buys JD Salinger doc

The Weinstein Company has acquired world rights and will screen the film at select festivals prior to a Sept 6 platform theatrical release. Shane Salerno, who most recently co-wrote Savages for Oliver Stone, directed Salinger and pulls together around 150 … READ MORE

Dimension Films Acquires Horror-Thriller Spec ‘Ink And Bone’

Dimension Films is dipping their pen in INK AND BONE, a spec written by writer Zak Olkewicz. The spec, which was preemptively purchased, has been described as a horror thriller in the vein of Dimension’s hit film 1408. In the … READ MORE

Defiant Souls and Hopeful Sounds of the ’60s

‘The Sapphires’ Chronicles 4 Australian Singers in the 1960s “The Sapphires” tells the story of an all-female singing quartet on the way to stardom in the 1960s. As is usual in such tales, the group, known as the Cummeragunja Songbirds … READ MORE

The Weinstein Company Sets Oscar Release Dates For Nicole Kidman’s ‘Grace Of Monaco,’ Meryl Streep In ‘August: Osage County’ & More

Maybe they were reading our Premature Oscar Predictions? Just days after our series ended, looking way far at the horizon of next year’s potential Oscar nominees, The Weinstein Company has dated four films of their late fall awards season hopefuls. … READ MORE

Weinstein Co. Acquires Nelson Mandela Biopic

The Weinstein Co. and producer Anant Singh (“The First Grader”) announced Friday that the company has acquired the North American, Australian and New Zealand distribution rights to “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” based on the legendary South African President Nelson … READ MORE