Thursday, January 28, 2010

Disney pulls the plug on Miramax

Okay, so Harvey and Bob Weinstein may have jumped the ship several years ago to reboot Miramax as The Weinstein Co., and Disney may have been cutting the company to death ever since, but they officially shut the company down today.

As someone who grew up in "The Miramax Era," this is very much a chapter-ending part of film history. Except not. The Weinsteins will go on to bully their way through the semi-independent film world (hey, they got The Reader a Best Pic nom), but this is definitely a major event for the industry.

Full article at Empire Online.

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