Jeremy Piven finds new Entourage in upcoming Spy Kids 4

Principal photography is underway in Austin, Texas on Dimension Film’s family action adventure, Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World, being directed by franchise creator Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) from his own script. Rodriguez is also producing the sequel with Elizabeth Avellan, under their Troublemaker Studios banner, with Bob and Harvey Weinstein executive …
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Weinsteins close to snatching Miramax back from Disney?

According to THR, the Weinsteins are close to a winning bid in the Miramax auction and could take back operating control of the arthouse studio they founded in 1979, then sold to Disney for $80 million in 1993. Disney’s recently shuttered niche division boasts a 611-title film library. Miramax founders Harvey and Bob Weinstein have …
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The Weinstein Company takes on A Single Man

The Weinstein’s have acquired U.S. and German distribution rights to Tom Ford’s directorial debut, A Single Man, an adaptation of a novel by Christopher Isherwood, which stars Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. A Single Man premiered at Venice Film Festival, where Firth received the Best Actor prize. The film is currently at the Toronto International …
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Gossip Girl gets gobbled up by Piranha 3D

Dimension Films has confirmed that “Gossip Girl” Jessica Szohr, has joined previously announced cast members Elisabeth Shue, Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhames, Adam Scott and Dina Meyer in the upcoming film PIRANHA 3D. E Online broke the news earlier today, that Szohr will appear in the Alexandre Aja-directed remake of the cult classic horror film. As …
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Rob Zombie returning to direct Halloween sequel

I’ve been reading rumors about this for a for weeks, and it looks like it’s being confirmed by Dimension. Michael Myers will indeed be returning for another round of horror. The company will be bringing Rob Zombie back on board to direct a sequel to his Halloween remake. Once again, Rob Zombie has been tapped …
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Brat Pitt to play a Bastard for Tarantino

According to Variety, it’s now official that Brad Pitt will star in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Bastards epic. The WWII drama is being distributed by the Weinstein Company and Universal. Pitt will play a Tennessee hillbilly who assembles a team of eight Jewish-American soldiers to take on the Nazis. The site also reports that Nastassja Kinski …
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Kate Hudson joins cast of Nine

The Weinstein Company announced today that Academy Award nominee Kate Hudson (ALMOST FAMOUS) will join the cast of NINE, Academy Award Nominee Rob Marshall’s (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, CHICAGO) adaptation of the Tony Award Winning Broadway musical. The film stars Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis (THERE WILL BE BLOOD, MY LEFT FOOT) as world famous …
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Weinsteins, Andy Lau and 300 producer Krantz form new martial arts movie label

The Weinstein Company, internationally acclaimed director Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and prolific producer Tony Krantz (24, Mulholland Drive) have formed the new martial arts label Qi (pronounced ‘Chee’) to produce the next generation of sophisticated, high-quality, English language martial arts films that will feature leading international martial arts superstars. The company has begun working on …
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Stoopid Monkey Gets a Deal With Weinstein’s Dimension Films

Dimension Films has signed a two picture deal with Seth Green and Matthew Senreich’s Stoopid Monkey Productions. The deal includes a stop-motion animated holiday feature titled Naughty or Nice, and a live-action untitled comedy. The duo, who created and executive produce, write and direct Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim stop-motion animated show Robot Chicken, will produce both projects under their production company Stoopid Monkey …
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Rosario Dawson to Headline Occult Crimes

This sounds interesting, and The Weinstein’s have been getting some hot properties. I wonder where this project will go, or how it might change over time. We’ll see. Here is the release… Dimension Films is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights to produce O.C.T. – Occult Crimes Taskforce, based on Rosario Dawson’s (Sin City, Clerks …
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New Halloween Coming From Zombie

Dimension Films is proud to announce that they will make a new Halloween movie with Rob Zombie (The Devil’s Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses) writing, directing and serving as a producer. Malek Akkad of Trancas International Films (Halloween H20: 20 Years Later) will produce the feature along with Andy Gould of Vision Entertainment Group (The Devil’s Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses). Zombie will also serve as music …
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Weinstein’s to Build Huge Library of Asian Cinema

Bob and Harvey Weinstein recently announced the unveiling of Dragon Dynasty, a new label under which all The Weinstein Company’s Asian titles will be released, including “Ong Bak 2,” “The Protector” (aka “Tom Yum Goong”), “Born to Fight”, “SPL”, “Seven Swords” and “Dragon Squad”, as well as a package of high profile titles, which was licensed from Fortune Star Entertainment: the distribution division of News Corporation’s …
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Tying the Devil’s Knot

Dimension Films has reached an agreement with Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman, the team behind the hit movie “The Exorcism of Emily Rose,” to write the screenplay for “Devil’s Knot,” a film that will be based on the book of the same name written by Mara Leveritt and the actual events surrounding the 1993 murders in Arkansas of three 8-year-old boys and the subsequent convictions. …
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Wichita Thriller Coming From Dimension

Dimension Films has purchased the script Wichita from first-time writer Scott Milam for Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II and upcoming Saw III) to direct under his two-picture deal with Dimension Films and Twisted Pictures. Mark Burg and Oren Koules are set to produce the thriller through Twisted Pictures, the genre production arm of Evolution Entertainment. Twisted Pictures produced thrillers Saw, Saw II, Saw III and the upcoming Universal release …
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Crouching Tiger Sequel and Theater Productions Planned

Bob and Harvey Weinstein are bringing martial arts to the stage and screen, by getting five novels including Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and bringing them to life in theater, according to the trades. The Weinstein Company has acquired the rights to Crane—Iron Pentalogy, a series of five martial arts novels written by Wang Du Lu. They includeCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the fourth novel …
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