Movie industry

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. Weinstein has asked a judge to toss out a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him and he's invoking the words of some A-list actresses in his defense. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 21, 2018 - 8:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions of Oscar-winning actresses in his defense. Lawyers for the disgraced film mogul said Tuesday in federal court in New York that the proposed class-action...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 4:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Frances McDormand has won the best actress prize at the British Academy Film Awards for her performance as a bereaved mother in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Critics and viewers have called...
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February 14, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV and movie producer Ryan Murphy is expanding his empire to Netflix. The streaming service says Murphy signed a deal to produce new series and films exclusively for it starting in July. Details of the multiyear deal were not disclosed. Murphy has been producing TV shows for the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. New York's attorney general on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, filed a lawsuit against Weinstein and the Weinstein Co. following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 12, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposed deal to sell Harvey Weinstein's movie studio would have rewarded an executive accused of covering up for the Hollywood mogul while skimping on compensation for dozens of women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, New York's attorney general said on Monday. Attorney...
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February 12, 2018 - 2:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the lawsuit filed by New York's attorney general against Weinstein (all times local): 9 p.m. A lawyer for disgraced Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein says he believes a "fair investigation" by New York's attorney general will show that many of the allegations...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2011 file photo, film producer Harvey Weinstein poses for a photo in New York. New York's attorney general on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, filed a lawsuit against Weinstein and the Weinstein Co. following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/John Carucci, File)
February 11, 2018 - 9:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general is accusing Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein of "repeatedly and persistently" sexually harassing female employees at his film company, according to a lawsuit filed on Sunday by the state prosecutor that could impact the company's potential sale...
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February 09, 2018 - 1:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of movie executive Jill Messick says she has taken her own life. She was 50. The family said in a statement Thursday that Messick had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and struggled with depression for years. But they added that she also had been distraught from the...
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FILE - This Sept. 20, 2017, file photo shows a sign at the Disney store on the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris, France. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
February 06, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Will Disney's upcoming streaming services be the mouse that roared ... or squeaked? Disney already owns enviable entertainment properties including Pixar, Marvel and "Star Wars." Now, it's looking to add Fox's TV and movie studios as it prepares to launch two streaming services, one...
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February 01, 2018 - 12:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three major entertainment industry companies are merging into a new company that will combine film and television production, publishing and hosting of live events. The new venture announced Thursday is called Valence Media and combines the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media...
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Rose McGowan poses for a portrait in New York on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, to promote her book "Brave." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
January 31, 2018 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rose McGowan says it's time for Harvey Weinstein to drop his story about a "consensual" relationship. "He can fall off the planet," the activist said during an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday. "My statement is truth. My statement is reality. Stop saying it's...
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