Movie production

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Daniel Kaluuya in a scene from, "Get Out." The Producers Guild of America says it has chosen the horror film and producer-screenwriter-director Ava DuVernay for special honors. “Get Out,” co-produced by Jordan Peele, was picked for the guild's Stanley Kramer Award. It’s also among 11 nominees for the top film category. The guild will hold its annual ceremony Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Universal Pictures via AP)
January 05, 2018 - 2:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror film "Get Out" and industry multitasker Ava DuVernay will receive special honors at the Producers Guild of America awards, the group announced Friday. The movie co-produced by Jordan Peele is also among 11 film nominees. It was picked for the guild's Stanley Kramer...
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December 26, 2017 - 8:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two tech entrepreneurs, including a man who invested in the film studio that made the "Twilight" movies, were convicted of fraud on Tuesday in New York. A federal jury convicted Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, 45, and Omar Amanat, 44, of all charges after a six-week trial. The convictions...
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December 14, 2017 - 11:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of Fox , but Fox News Channel and other U.S. television businesses are staying with the Murdoch family. Here's a look at what the Disney and Murdoch empires will look like under The Walt Disney Co.'s $52.4 billion deal for 21st Century Fox: THE DISNEY...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Two recent lawsuits have made the unorthodox legal argument that Harvey Weinstein's pursuit of young women, and his attempts to quiet sexual assault accusations, effectively amounted to organized crime. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2017 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal anti-racketeering law has been used since the late 1970s to bring down mob bosses. Could it be used to prosecute Harvey Weinstein? Lawyers for six actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by the movie producer filed a lawsuit Wednesday in New York arguing that...
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FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends the "Reservoir Dogs" 25th anniversary screening during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. A new lawsuit is accusing Weinstein of sex trafficking by luring an aspiring actress into a French hotel room where he sexually assaulted her. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 27, 2017 - 7:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein engaged in sex trafficking by traveling to Europe and luring an aspiring actress from London to a hotel room where he sexually assaulted her, according to a new lawsuit filed against the disgraced movie producer. The suit filed by Kadian Noble in federal court in...
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Actress Rose McGowan speaks at the inaugural Women's Convention in Detroit, Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. McGowan recently went public with her allegation that film company co-founder Harvey Weinstein raped her. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
October 27, 2017 - 10:30 pm
DETROIT (AP) — In her first public comments since accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, actress Rose McGowan said Friday she has been "silenced for 20 years" but won't remain quiet about sexual assault and harassment. McGowan, delivering opening remarks at The Women's Convention in...
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Author and film producer George R. R. Martin, left, speaks in Santa Fe, N.M., Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
October 19, 2017 - 11:46 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico. Martin, a longtime Santa Fe resident and author of fantasy novels behind the "Game of...
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This combination photo shows actresses listed in alphabetical order, top row from left, Asia Argento, Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth, Cara Delevingne, Romola Garai, Judith Godreche, Heather Graham, Angelina Jolie, Ashley Judd, Rose McGowan, Lea Seydoux and Mira Sorvino, who have made allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/File)
October 13, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A timeline of allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied having any nonconsensual sexual conduct with any women. — 1984: Tomi-Ann Roberts, a 20-year-old aspiring actress, meets Weinstein in his New York hotel room to discuss a film. Weinstein is nude in the...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, producer Harvey Weinstein appears at the amfAR charity gala during the Cannes 70th international film festival, Cap d'Antibes, southern France. New York City prosecutors say they didn’t have enough evidence to prove model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s claim that Weinstein groped her in 2015. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
October 12, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Rose McGowan is stating more frankly what she has long suggested. The actress says in a tweet "HW raped me," apparently referring to Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein representative Sallie...
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October 10, 2017 - 3:53 am
HARVEY WEINSTEIN REACTION LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five years ago, Meryl Streep described Harvey Weinstein as "God." She isn't saying that anymore, now that he's been outed as an alleged serial sexual harasser — and ousted from his own company. Streep says she finds Weinstein's alleged conduct with women...
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