Subject: Re: Weinstein fights dismissal, Weinstein co. pulls movie
On 11/1/2017 11:15 PM, RichA wrote:
> 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.
Explanations other than someone pointing out to them that Halloween is
in October...and that Thanksgiving weekend horrors usually involve
relatives and turkey?
> Harvey Weinstein Contests Termination From The Weinstein Co. in Arbitration
> 5 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News
> 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."
Um...really? So the 'defense' doesn't have a right to access the
witnesses until after the 'prosecution' is done forming the narrative
Arbitration seems like a good route if the company is to be spared total