The Weinstein Co. is no more. Last week, the production studio finalized its deal to sell to Lantern Entertainment which paid $289 million to acquire TWC, its three unreleased films and a library of 270 movies. On July 11, in preparation for the Lantern deal, TWC fired its remaining 70 employees, two-thirds of whom were hired back by Lantern to work under the new banner. Lantern is still currently working out of the old TWC offices in New York and Los Angeles,



“The only way they’re learning about what was said in that closed-door meeting is through NSA reporting, top-secret code-word reporting, about what the Russians say was said in that meeting. The top-secret Special Collection Service specializes in tapping adversaries’ communications on the fly, including those of Putin’s entourage at last week’s summit in Helsinki. Special Collection Service scooped up not only Putin’s readout of the two-hour meeting, but what the Kremlin’s top spymasters really think about it
The one critical piece of intelligence they need the most — a word-by-word account of what Trump and Putin said during their private meeting — officials appear to be flying somewhat blind when it comes to fulfilling their most important mission of helping U.S. policymakers figure out what comes next. Maybe they have it, too.

Did  Special Collection hear what the oligarchs said during the 2016 campaign?   Putin?