Spyglass Fires Back At Weinstein Brother's Demand For Pay

By Vince Sullivan (July 23, 2021, 8:37 PM EDT) -- Spyglass Entertainment told a Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday that it didn't owe former Weinstein Co. co-chair Robert Weinstein any film profit-sharing payments after it bought the company's assets out of Chapter 11, saying it bought the assets to strip them of any association with the company or its founders.

In an objection to Robert Weinstein's motion for the payment of $2.3 million of the profits from the film "Scream 4," Spyglass said its purchase agreement specifically did not include an assumption of any liabilities related to Robert or his brother, disgraced film executive Harvey Weinstein.

"Under no circumstances would Spyglass...

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