Actresses Want Weinstein Co. Liquidated, Rip 'Deathtrap' Deal

Law360 (July 21, 2020, 9:46 PM EDT) -- Two actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday to liquidate his entertainment company's estate, after a New York federal judge rejected a global settlement that the women slammed as a "deathtrap."

In a 14-page motion, actresses Wedil David and Dominique Huett asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary F. Walrath to convert The Weinstein Co.'s Chapter 11 case into Chapter 7 proceedings. The pair argued that the entertainment company has achieved all it can in Chapter 11 by selling off most of its assets to Lantern Entertainment LLC — Spyglass Media Group LLC's predecessor —...

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