Press

March 30th, 2015

Deadline Hollywood: Weinstein Company Wins 8-Figure U.S. Rights Auction For Matthew McConaughey Starrer ‘Gold’

The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. rights to Gold, the Stephen Gaghan-directed film that will star Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez. The deal is in the vicinity of a $15 million minimum guarantee and a P&A guarantee north of $20 million to properly market a release on at least 2500 screens. That is one of the biggest commitments of it kind… Read More

January 15th, 2015

The Oscars: The Imitation Game Gets 8 Nominations Including Best Picture

The Imitation Game Gets 8 Nominations Including Best Picture By Lisa Weseman The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, is a 2015 nominee for Best Picture. The film also received 7 other nominations, including Benedict Cumberbatch for Actor in a Leading Role, Keira Knightley for Actress in a Supporting Role, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Production Design, Writing (Adapted Screenplay). In The Imitation Game, as World War II engulfs… Read More

November 30th, 2014

Deadline Hollywood: ‘The Imitation Game’ For Real: Year’s 2nd-Best Debut Per Theater

The Weinstein Company’s The Imitation Game proved it’s the real thing, winning the specialty box office this weekend with a spectacular opening. Taking the same Thanksgiving weekend slot as previous TWC Oscar winners The King’s Speech and The Artist, the title bowed with the year’s second-best per-theater average, flying past Birdman‘s mid-October opening. The Imitation Game grossed over $482K in four theaters, giving the feature a whopping $120,518… Read More

November 26th, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Review: ‘Imitation Game’ a crackerjack tale about Enigma buster Alan Turing

The disturbing, involving, always-complex story of British mathematician Alan Turing is a tale crafted to resonate for our time, and the smartly entertaining “The Imitation Game” gives it the kind of crackerjack cinematic presentation that’s pure pleasure to experience. Turing, exceptionally well-played by Benedict Cumberbatch, was a brilliant man, often considered the father of computer… Read More

September 22nd, 2014

Deadline Hollywood: Toronto: ‘The Imitation Game’ Named Festival’s People’s Choice Winner – Oscar Harbinger?

The Toronto International Film Festival gave its top prize Sunday to The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch and distributed by The Weinstein Company.The announcement brings the huge festival to a close after hundreds of film screenings over 10 days. The Imitation Game, a biopic about gay computer pioneer and code-breaker Alan Turing, won the Grolsch People’s Choice Winner, AKA, the… Read More

July 22nd, 2014

Toronto International Film Festival: 2014 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILS ITS FIRST SLATE OF GALAS AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

July 22, 2014 .NEWS RELEASE.  2014 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILS ITS  FIRST SLATE OF GALAS AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS  TORONTO — Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, announced the first round of titles premiering in the Galas and Special Presentations programmes of the… Read More