Weinstein Company To Fight 'Blue Valentine' NC-17 Appeal In November

The Weinstein Company next month will challenge the preliminary NC-17 rating that the MPAA slapped on Blue Valentine, the Derek Cianfrance-directed drama that is a potential Oscar contender for performances by Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling. An appeal was expected since Deadline broke the news that the film was dealt a rating that places restrictions on its theatrical run and its ancillary life as well. The hearing will be held in November, and Harvey Weinstein will be represented by attorneys Alan R. Friedman of Kattin Muchin and David Boies of Boies, Schiller & Flexner. The film will be platformed in December to qualify for Oscar consideration. (more…)

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