Upcoming movies from The Weinstein Company
Harvey Weinstein, one of the co-founders of The Weinstein Company (mini-major film studio based in NY City) is in trouble these days. Multiple allegations of sexual harassment, intimidating, sexual assault, financial settling of accusers and even rape were exposed this week and since he’s been fired by the board of his own company.
His second wife Georgina Chapman publicly announced that she’s ending their 10 yearlong marriage, and there has been massive express of outrage for his alleged actions dating several decades back.
It’s yet to be determined if Weinstein is going to be legally prosecuted, but right now he’s apparently off to Europe to seek treatment for his indiscretions and demons as he put it in his statement. Regardless of what the future weeks and mounts will bring for Weinstein on personal level, the Weinstein Company has some movie releases planned for the future as well. They are bound to happen, despite of the ongoing scandal, and some of them are quite of an Oscar player movies.
Let’s take a closer look at some upcoming film premieres from The Weinstein Company.
The Current War
Director: Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Stars: Tom Holland, Katherine Waterston, Benedict Cumberbatch…
What’s the movie about: The dramatic story of the cutthroat race between electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to determine whose electrical system would power the modern world.
Premiere date: 19 January 2018 (USA)
Director: Paul King
Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Sally Hawkins, Ben Whishaw…
What’s the movie about: Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Premiere date: 12 January 2018 (USA)
The War with Grandpa
Director: Tim Hill
Stars: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken…
What’s the movie about: Upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather, Peter decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.
Premiere date: 23 February 2018 (USA)
Director: Neil Burger
Stars: Nicole Kidman, Bryan Cranston, Golshifteh Farahani…
What’s the movie about: A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him.
Premiere date: 9 March 2018 (USA)
Director: Garth Davis
Stars: Rooney Mara, Ariane Labed, Joaquin Phoenix…
What’s the movie about: The story of Mary Magdalene.
Premiere date: 30 March 2018 (USA)
Director: Anthony Maras
Stars: Jason Isaacs, Armie Hammer, Dev Patel…
What’s the movie about: Hotel Mumbai tells the astonishing true story of the victims and survivors of the devastating attacks on Mumbai in 2008. A story which fearlessly tackles the defining global issues of our time. A story about ordinary people. Real people. People of all races, all colors, all creeds, binding together in a grueling fight for survival. A story that celebrates humanity’s highest ideals – compassion, courage, resilience and an unwavering desire to live.
Premiere date: 2018
The Man with the Iron Heart
Director: Cédric Jimenez
Stars: Rosamund Pike, Mia Wasikowska, Jack Reynor…
What’s the movie about: 1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader – Reich-protector Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the architect of the “Final Solution”.
Premiere date: 2018