Broadway Producer Howard Kagan Submits Bid For The Weinstein Co., Wins Support Of Women Who Brought Class Action Suit Against Harvey Weinstein

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Deadline—A new bidder has emerged for the Weinstein Co. a day after the bidding process reached a seemingly anticlimactic end: Inclusion Media, a media company founded by Broadway producer Howard Kagan. Inclusion Media today submitted a $315 million cash offer for The Weinstein Co.’s film and television assets, according to documents obtained by Deadline. Kagan formally requested an extension from The Weinstein Co. to complete due diligence on its offer. Inclusion Media bid would c…

Weinstein Co. Backs Away From Deposing Attorneys For Harvey Weinstein Accusers. The Weinstein Co. has backed away from its plans to depose attorneys for the women who brought a class-action lawsuit against company co-founder Harvey Weinstein, a move one attorney branded an attempt to silence the women backing a rival bid for the company. The studio filed an amended document with the court that seeks to depose members of the Unsecured Creditors Committee about any documents and communications with Inclusion Media, which this week submitted a…