Subject: Weinstein fights dismissal, Weinstein co. pulls movie
The Weinstein Company Pulls Horror Movie ‘Polaroid’ From November Release
31 October 2017 7:04 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »
The Weinstein Company has removed horror-thriller movie “Polaroid” from its Nov. 22 release date
with no explanation.
Box office tracker comScore confirmed the move Tuesday. TWC’s Dimension Films began production in
March in Nova Scotia on “Polaroid,” based on director Lars Klevberg’s short film about a high
school loner who stumbles upon a vintage Polaroid camera tainted with a dark secret. She soon
discovers the camera has the power to murder those who come in contact with it.
The cast includes Kathryn Prescott, Mitch Pileggi, Grace Zabriskie, Tyler Young, Keenan Tracey,
Samantha Logan, Priscilla Quintana, Madelaine Petsch, and Javier Botet. Producers are Roy Lee and
At the 2016 American Film Market, Klevberg and Lee made a presentation to buyers and touted the
fright factor for “Polaroid.” Lee, who helped develop “The Ring” and “The Grudge”
franchises, asserted that “Polaroid” would be a franchise starter. Weinstein’s brother Bob
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Harvey Weinstein Contests Termination From The Weinstein Co. in Arbitration
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Harvey Weinstein has served a demand for arbitration on The Weinstein Co. and is challenging his
termination. The demand was quietly filed at Jams on Oct. 25.
The revelation comes in a footnote in court papers filed Wednesday in Delaware Chancery Court.
There, Weinstein is demanding TWC hand over personnel and employment records.
TWC has now responded to Weinstein's request for expedited treatment by attacking his lawsuit as
"motivated by an improper, personal purpose" and "not in the Company's best interests for Weinstein
to have immediate access to the documents sought."
In his lawsuit, Weinstein references the many »