But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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After all that?!
The Walt Disney Co. has called off talks to sell Miramax to billionaire Ron Burkle for $625 million.
The deal would have also had the Weinstein brothers regain control of the movie division, but talks came to a halt after questions were raised about how The Weinstein Co. would benefit from the new arrangement and how they could manage both movie studios.
Now another set of billionaire brothers Alec and Tom Gores are in negotiations to acquire Miramax.
But that could fall through, too — we'll have to see what happens!
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