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Sunday
Aug012010

Wait. Back the truck up. Rob Lowe DID buy Miramax after all!

Well, holy shit. I reported a couple days ago that Filmyard Holdings, a group led by construction magnate Ron Tutor, purchased Miramax for $660 million from Disney. This contradicted an earlier report that Actor Rob Lowe was working with other investors to purchase the company--a prospect that quite excited me. Well, it turns out that Lowe is a sneaky guy. In a statement on Friday, he confirmed that he is a part of the deal after all. 

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Friday
Jul302010

Disney sells Miramax, but not to Rob Lowe! (outrage)

Not even Rob Lowe's innate charisma and smashing good looks can top the dollar signs in Disney's eyes, it seems. The actor (with partners) was one of many groups bidding to purchase Miramax from Disney since the House of Mouse put the division up for sale some months ago. Miramax Films was sold to Filmyard Holding, an investor group led by Ronald Tutor. 

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Wednesday
Jul072010

Rob Lowe is buying Miramax!

Just when you think Rob Lowe has worn out his welcome on TV, he buys a movie company! What a crazy guy. The actor, along with partners Flavio Briatore (Formula One racer) and Giuseppe Cipriani (restaurant chain owner), are trying to form "a multi-platform media company, similar to DreamWorks," according to a report by tabloid site TMZ.

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