Harvey Weinstein CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love, and garnered seven Tony Awards for a variety of plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.
Another person who worked with acclaimed producer Scott Rudin is speaking out about his alleged "abusive, racist and sexist behavior." Annapurna Pictures founder Megan Ellison took to Twitter on Wednesday to boost the claims made against Rudin by former staffers, who claimed to The Hollywood Reporter that he physically and mentally abused people under his employ and wasn’t shy about maliciously targeting the careers of up-and-coming producers who crossed him.
Ellison, who previously worked with Rudin on the Joel and Ethan Coen movie "True Grit" in 2010, took to Twitter to accuse Rudin of more toxic behavior than was outlined in the article and compared him to disgraced movie mogul and convicted rapist, Harvey Weinstein. "This piece barely.Read more on foxnews.com