Bob Weinstein Returns to a Hollywood Much Different Than the One He Left

Published on Oct 12, 2019

Bob Weinstein Returns to a Hollywood Much Different Than the One He Left

Bob Weinstein is back, without his brother. The former Weinstein Co. co-chairman has formed a new production company that will focus on family films, comedies, and upscale adult thrillers. Unlike TWC, this company won’t be a distributor; instead, it will focus on producing up to three movies annually.

This puts Bob Weinstein in an unusual late-career position: Not only is he in business for the first time without Harvey Weinstein, he’s also in the role of seller. While he holds the title of executive producer on hundreds of films and TV shows, he earned all of them while being a distributor who acquired scripts for production as well as finished films as the co-head of Miramax Films and The Weinstein Company, and chairman of Dimension Films.

As a full producer, he has three credits: the Ben Affleck action film “Reindeer Games” in 2000, and 1997’s Guillermo Del Toro’s “Mimic,

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Author: Chris Lindahl