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Disney removes Harvey Weinstein as producer on 'Artemis Fowl'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Disney has terminated Harvey Weinstein as a producer on "Artemis Fowl".

The comes a day after Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger spoke out against Weinstein, saying, "Harvey Weinstein's reported behaviour is abhorrent and unacceptable, and it has no place in our society."


"We have terminated his services as producer," a spokesperson for Disney said.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Weinstein picked up the rights to the Eoin Colfer series during the height of Hollywood's craze in the early 2000s, when many studios were looking to find the next YA fantasy to bring to the big screen.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 13:28 IST
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