Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES | Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

LOS ANGELES — Annette Bening plays Senator Dianne Feinstein, Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy, Awkwafina dives into a dramatic role, and Harvey Weinstein gets a documentary spotlight in films that will premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January. The Sundance Institute revealed on Wednesday 111 feature films, culled from 4,018 submissions, set … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

NEW YORK | Prosecutors double down on Harvey Weinstein charges

NEW YORK — New York prosecutors pushed back Monday against Harvey Weinstein’s latest attempt to have the criminal case against him dismissed, saying there is “ample evidence” to move forward with the sexual assault charges against the former Hollywood producer. In new court filings, the Manhattan district attorney’s office played down the witness coaching allegations … Continue reading NEW YORK | Prosecutors double down on Harvey Weinstein charges

NEW YORK | DA drops a Weinstein charge amid detective, witness concerns

NEW YORK  — Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a lead police detective coached a witness to keep quiet when she raised doubts about the veracity of one of the allegations. Weinstein, 66, looked on as a judge agreed to … Continue reading NEW YORK | DA drops a Weinstein charge amid detective, witness concerns

NEW YORK | New York City prosecutors drop part of Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK— Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a police detective coached a witness to stay silent about evidence that cast doubt on the account of one of his earliest accusers. With Weinstein looking on, a judge agreed to dismiss … Continue reading NEW YORK | New York City prosecutors drop part of Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

NEW YORK— Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the grand jury. The development was announced in court Thursday with Weinstein looking on. The tossed charge involves allegations made by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

LOS ANGELES | #MeToo movement sends Hollywood figures into exile, not jail

LOS ANGELES — The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it’s increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges may remain the norm. Harvey Weinstein has been charged with sexual assault in New York, and Bill Cosby … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | #MeToo movement sends Hollywood figures into exile, not jail

LOS ANGELES | Judge partly dismisses Ashley Judd lawsuit against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has thrown out part of a lawsuit Ashley Judd filed against Harvey Weinstein that alleges he deliberately derailed her career when she turned him down sexually. U.S. District Judge Phillip S. Gutierrez on Wednesday dismissed the sexual harassment allegation in the lawsuit, ruling that the California law Judd was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Judge partly dismisses Ashley Judd lawsuit against Weinstein