Film studio The Weinstein Company will with the court protection against his creditors questions. Co-founder Harvey Weinstein came into disrepute because of sexual abuse. Several major clients withdrew from projects with his company. The board of directors, says that a deal for the movie studio to sell to investors failed.
The Weinstein Company was already several weeks in conversation with investors Ron Burkle and Maria Contreras-Sweet. The company lays the blame for the failure of the overnamegesprekken of the latter. They would not adhere to agreements reached previously have held, report American media. Would Contreras-Sweet incomplete forms submitted which The Weinstein Company is no new credit was given and no longer had enough money.
Harvey Weinstein was last year by a series of actresses accused of rape and sexual assault. He was by his brother Bob and the rest of the board in October fired. The company made the Oscar-winning film “The King’s Speech” and successful televisiereeksen such as “Project Runway”.