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JAY-Z Reportedly Looking To Acquire Harvey Weinstein’s Share Of The Weinstein Company

JAY-Z and Harvey Weinstein


JAY-Z Reportedly Looking To Acquire Harvey Weinstein’s Share Of The Weinstein Company

As a result of The Weinstein Company’s firing of Harvey Weinstein on Oct. 8 for sexual harassment claims, super mogul JAY-Z is reportedly considering to purchase the co-founder’s 23% interest left behind.

While the two previously worked together on the ‘TIME: The Kalief Browder Story‘ and more recently on an upcoming Trayvon Martin miniseries, sources tell TMZ that Jay is looking to expand upon his first-look film deal with the company.

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Furthermore, multiple sources claim Hov along with several other investors — including a notable movie producer and a billionaire — have their eyes on Weinstein’s 23 percent interest within the company.

Additionally, Jay’s working relationship with TWC and Harvey includes his first-look deal which includes his produced movie TKBS and his upcoming miniseries slated for production about Trayvon Martin.

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In addition to the latter miniseries, Jay’s upcoming projects also include an adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s In The Heights, a Richard Pryor biopic and a program exploring race in America hosted by the Brooklyn rapper himself.

And rightfully so, sources say Mr. Carter wishes to continue his relationship with the company and to grow.

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Moreover, with Harvey out of the picture, he’s wanting parts on a substantial equity stake Weinstein’s left behind.

Additionally, neither TWC nor Jay/representatives have yet to comment.

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