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New owner, the Weinstein Co. pay stars

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The film and televisiesterren who still have outstanding invoices at The Weinstein Company get still their money. Lantern Entertainment, which the bankrupt company of the cases, producer Harvey Weinstein takes over, reached agreement on this with the film studio.

The purchase price is reduced from 310 million dollars (265 million euros) to 287 million dollars (245 million euro). According to Deadline, it could well be that the discount of 23 million dollars serves as a council for any arrears of stars. In addition to the discount, the two companies also agreed on the day of the acquisition, which is likely on July 13, is made official by the court.

In the documents surrounding the bankruptcy of The Weinstein Co. was a list of creditors included. That list would be 300 pages to cover, but names are not mentioned. Later rechtbankpapieren showed that, among others, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Heidi Klum, Bradley Cooper and Quentin Tarantino on this list.

Hassle

Just as it seemed as though the acquisition would not proceed. In previous weeks, were arguing about The Weinstein Co. and Lantern Entertainment with each other. The Weinstein Co. accused Lantern Entertainment of breach of contract while Lantern claimed that The Weinstein Co. not had been honest about the existing debts.

The Weinstein Co. early on in march to file for bankruptcy. Harvey Weinstein was last October, fired by the studio, which he founded with brother Bob, after dozens of women were starting to become evident, and the producer accused of sexual abuse.

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