By EW Staff
October 29, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT

Loser of the Week: Robert De Niro

The actor’s dream of building a movie studio (with partner Harvey Weinstein) in New York was delivered a blow when his deal to lease part of the Brooklyn Navy Yard collapsed.

Winner of the Week: M. Night Shyamalan

The Sixth Sense filmmaker will receive $5 millon to write and another $5 million to direct the Disney thriller Unbreakable.