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GOOGLE’S YOUTUBE VYING FOR MIRAMAX LIBRARY

November 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent effort to maintain its lead as the Internet’s top video site, Google-owned YouTube is reportedly in talks with the new owners of Miramax about acquiring online rights to its sizable movie library. According to the Wall Street Journal, the 700-film library could be used not only to bolster YouTube’s paid rental store […]

WEINSTEINS LOSE BACKER FOR MIRAMAX BID

July 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Any thread of a chance that Bob and Harvey Weinstein might be able to buy back Miramax studio from Disney appears to have broken with a report from the New York Post that their principal backers, Fortress Investment Group, have pulled out of the negotiations. Citing a source with direct knowledge of the negotiations, the […]

ROB LOWE JOINS GROUP SEEKING TO BUY MIRAMAX

July 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The group headed by Hollywood investor David Bergstein looking to buy Miramax from Disney has added a new player, actor Rob Lowe, the celebrity website TMZ reported on Wednesday, citing an executive familiar with the talks. Lowe, TMZ said, has ties to Tom Barrack’s Colony Capital, which is aligned with Bergstein in his bid for […]