Miramax’s Colony Capital Goes After Summit

EXCLUSIVE: It escaped almost everybody’s notice that Colony Capital’s Tom Barrack and his buddy and business associate Rob Lowe attended the November 14th premiere of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1. There appeared no reason for the pair to be … Read More »

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CANNES: Miramax Plots Content Play Through Acquisitions And Inherited Scripts By The Likes Of Anthony Minghella And Stephen Colbert

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Miramax Films chief Mike Lang came into Cannes determined to dispel the notion that his backers handed $660 million over to Disney simply to manage a film library. Lang met me at the Majestic Friday alongside Rob Lowe, the … Read More »

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R.I.P. Anthony Minghella

By | Tuesday March 18, 2008 @ 6:46am PDT

minghella-1.jpgAt age 54, from complications following surgery, sources told me. The Oscar-winning director did his most memorable work turning books into literary movies with the Weinsteins at Miramax – The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and Cold Mountain. His 1996 The English Patient won … Read More »

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