August 23, 2012 |
Federal agents have arrested a man suspected of issuing death threats to a slew of business titans, including film mogul Harvey Weinstein, and demanding that they send millions to an offshore bank account. The news was first reported by The Smoking Gun website . The suspect, identified as 25-year-old Vivek Shah, an actor living in West Hollywood, was arrested on Aug. 10 at his parents' house in Illinois. According to a sworn affidavit from Postal Inspector Joshua Mehall, Shah had been sending threatening letters to Weinstein -- co-chairman of the Weinstein Co. -- and four other moguls, in June and July.
April 15, 2013 |
Harvey Weinstein and wife Georgina Chapman have a new silver lining: The power couple has added its first baby boy to their playbook. Chapman, 37, a co-founder of fashion house Marchesa and a "Project Runway: All Stars" judge, gave birth to the little studio exec last Thursday in New York, Weinstein's rep confirmed to Us Weekly. No word yet on the little guy's name or weight. PHOTOS: Hollywood baby boom In February, Chapman walked the red carpet at the Academy Awards concealing her baby bump in a flowing ivory gown.
July 30, 2013 |
Supernatural kid series "Artemis Fowl" will come to the big screen, thanks to Harvey Weinstein and Walt Disney Co., the Wrap reports. The series has been described by author Eon Coilfer as "'Die Hard' with fairies. " There are eight books in the "Artemis Fowl" series, which features Artemis Fowl, a 12-year-old criminal mastermind who moves through a world enhanced by magic. The books are international bestsellers. "This is a special project for me because my children absolutely love this book," Weinstein said in a statement . Deciding what should become a film based on the reading habits of movie producers' children might explain some of Hollywood's more juvenile offerings.
March 18, 2004 |
Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of Miramax Films and one of Hollywood's most controversial figures, is negotiating with publishers to write a memoir with his brother, Bob. HarperCollins, which is owned by News Corp., is the front-runner to publish the book, a publishing source familiar with the talks said Wednesday. Miramax declined to comment. Harvey Weinstein, however, has spoken in recent years about his interest in writing a book.
February 8, 2006 |
IN just seven months, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig did what some designers spend a lifetime dreaming of: They dressed Renee Zellweger for a stroll down the red carpet, at the London premiere of "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason." Two months later, Cate Blanchett followed, in a golden, sari-inspired frock at the Rome premiere of "The Aviator."
April 17, 2007 |
I miss Harvey Weinstein. Not the Harvey Weinstein you see today, the slimmed-down mogul who's acquired the Halston fashion brand, invested in a MySpace-style website for the rich and famous and bought the Ovation arts channel. Not the Harvey Weinstein who told the Hollywood Reporter last year that "we are focused on other areas outside of film."