Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial has been rescheduled and will now take place in June, instead of May.
According to The Washington Post, Weinstein's team requested the additional time and Justice James Burke and prosecutors agreed to the new Manhattan Supreme Court trial date of Jun. 3.
According to reports, the reasons for the additional time were not made available to the public but it is said that Weinstein's new lawyers, Jose Baez, and Ronald Sullivan are scheduled to start a 10-week trial Feb. 19 in Brooklyn federal court - unrelated to Weinstein.
The previous May 6 trial date was set before the lawyers took on Weinstein's high profile case.
Weinstein is facing life in prison on charges that he forcibly performed oral sex on production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and raped an unidentified female in a Manhattan hotel in back in 2013.