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Dani Weinstein Replaces Sarah Greenberg Roberts at The Weinstein Company

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood July 25, 2012 at 9:44PM

The Weinstein Comapny has moved to replace publicity chief Sarah Greenberg Roberts, who left TWC in May after leaving Lionsgate last year to move to New York. They're bringing back 11-year Weinstein veteran PR exec Dani Weinstein to be president of publicity.
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Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'The Master'
Philip Seymour Hoffman in 'The Master'

The Weinstein Comapny has moved to replace publicity chief Sarah Greenberg Roberts, who left TWC in May, having left Lionsgate to move to New York. They're bringing back 11-year Weinstein veteran PR exec Dani Weinstein to be president of publicity. ID press agent Weinstein will start August 6, reporting to COO David Glasser and co-chairman Harvey Weinstein.

There's plenty to do in the next six months, from Cannes titles "Lawless" and "Killing Them Softly" to high profile award season contenders David O. Russsell's "Silver Linings Playbook," Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained."

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.