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Colony Capital injects cash, in talks to buy Weinstein Co

NEW YORK The Weinstein Company has entered talks to sell the bulk of its assets to private equity firm Colony Capital, the companies said on Monday, as the film production company looks for stability after firing co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

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Box Office: 'Happy Death Day' Crushes 'Blade Runner 2049' With $26.5 Million

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - "Happy Death Day" has cause for celebration.

Film Oct 15 2017

Viacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source

Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks. | Video

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WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

DUBAI World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. | Video

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Harvey Weinstein expelled from Academy of Motion Pictures

LOS ANGELES The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled producer Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, after allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over the past three decades, a sharp smack for a Hollywood mogul known for powering a string of films to Oscar gold. | Video

People Oct 14 2017

Weinstein Co said to explore sale or shutdown, but company denies report

The Weinstein Co, the film production company part-owned by Harvey Weinstein, is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, but the company's co-chairman, Bob Weinstein, denied the report.

Oct 13 2017

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video