The move ends the efforts of Mr. Weinstein, who founded the studio in 2005 with his brother, Harvey Weinstein, to retain a significant role while the company attempts to rebuild.
The three women named in the suit are seeking class-action status to sue on behalf of all women to whom Mr. Weinstein made unwanted sexual advances over the years.
Three women say the were led to believe the film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense firm wanted to represent them in a lawsuit against the disgraced film producer.
Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to face charges in New York related to allegations of sexual assault, in what would mark the first criminal charges faced by the disgraced former movie mogul, sources familar with the case said Thursday. The sources said the case involved but not...