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Deal To Take Over The Weinstein Co. Falls Through

The bid to create a women-led film studio collapses upon the discovery that the company carried more debt than previously known.

Updated at 8:45 p.m. ET

The effort by a group of investors to buy the Weinstein Co., founded by the disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, has ended.

The collapse of the deal was confirmed in a statement issued Tuesday by Maria Contreras-Sweet, a

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