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  • Disney finally sells Miramax, almost
    Disney finally sells Miramax, almost

    After a long period of bidding and negotiations, Disney has finally received a non-refundable deposit of $40 million from an investor group that wants to buy Miramax Studios. The final price is $660 million, or about 8 times the original investment from Disney for the studios 17 years ago. Sadly…

  • Should Miramax go back to its founders?
    Should Miramax go back to its founders?

    Three bids have come in to buy the Miramax brand and film library from the Walt Disney Company. The Weinstein Brothers, the original founders of the company, are part of a group who has one of the bids. As NBC did when sending Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to Disney, (in…

  • Miramax Studio closed by Disney
    Miramax Studio closed by Disney

    When Eisner added the Weinstein brother’s Miramax studio to its quiver there were a lot of people wondering if that arrow would shoot straight. But it was fashionable in Hollywood at the time to have a boutique label that could go and win a couple Oscar’s every year and if…

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