Rumors abound, but meanwhile the doors have closed at the Weinstein-less Miramax, run by Disney until yesterday. It’s been a long time since the risky, ruthless early days of Bob and “Harvey Scissorhands,” when the Miramax logo meant bold, new indie achievements (and often box office hits) but is this really the end of the Miramax brand?
Curtain comes down on Miramax
It’s the saddest of endings for Miramax.
The pioneering art-house studio behind “Pulp Fiction,” “Shakespeare in Love” and “The Piano” officially shut its doors yesterday, after three decades as a force for independent film.
Walt Disney Co. closed Miramax’s offices in New York and Los Angeles and laid off about 80 people. The fate of the studio’s six yet-to-be-released films is unknown.
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