Weinstein Creates Label for Film Distribution; First Release Expected 2012

Weinstein Co., the film studio led by Harvey and Bob Weinstein, created a new label to simultaneously offer movies in digital and traditional media.

The company formed the new unit with Tom Quinn and Jason Janego, former executives of Magnolia Pictures, according to a statement today from New York-based Weinstein. They expect the first release in the first half of 2012.

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