The cases — one criminal, the other civil — will be decided in two Manhattan courtrooms, and include allegations ranging from sexual assault to a cover-up by his former company.
The troubled studio agreed to a deal with Lantern Capital Partners, a private equity firm, though plaintiffs suing the studio will oppose the plan.
After a meeting at the New York attorney general’s office on Thursday, an investor group agreed to buy part of the beleaguered entertainment studio’s assets.
The film and television studio has been struggling in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein, its co-owner.
The move to get rid of the man the Weinsteins called their “third brother” comes at an urgent moment for the troubled company.
Harvey Weinstein helped put the Sundance Film Festival on the map. But organizers say this year’s slate, which puts women front and center, shows the festival has moved on.
The projects include a six-part documentary series and a film, both inspired by elements from two books about the teenager who was killed in 2012.
The creator of “Mad Men” has signed on for an eight-episode series for the streaming service.
Although reviews were mixed, some see an opening for Mr. Weinstein’s company after a screening generated a euphoric buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival.