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AMC Is Down As ‘Multiverse of Madness’ Tickets Go On Sale and Marvel Fans Are Rightfully Angry

May the powers that be be with us all. This morning, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe logged onto their AMC accounts to try and reserve their seats for the next big movie to come from their franchise. With the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness just a month away, scoring prime tickets are now the main priority for fans. So of course the AMC app refuses to let anyone really get their seats as soon as the ticket announcement was made.
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‘Walking Dead’ Creator Robert Kirkman’s Profits Battle With AMC Gutted By Judge, Again

Click here to read the full article. The Walking Dead is coming to an end this year, and so it seems is most of the long-standing legal action by Robert Kirkman and other executive producers of the zombie apocalypse series against AMC. In a final ruling Wednesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel Buckley gutted most of the fight pitting Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and fellow TWD EPs Charles Eglee and Glen Mazzara against former home of Mad Men. “Based upon the facts and evidence before the Court, the Court finds no triable issues of material fact as to...
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Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman's Profit Lawsuit Against AMC Suffers Latest Blow

The Walking Dead profits lawsuit has suffered what an attorney called a "decisive blow" against claims AMC Networks cheated producers out of profits from the blockbuster zombie drama. In 2017, comic book creator and series executive producer Robert Kirkman filed suit against AMC claiming breach of contract with EP Gale Ann Hurd, EP David Alpert, and former showrunner and EP Glen Mazzara, alleging AMC failed to honor its contractual obligations to the creative team. The complaint accused AMC Studios and AMC Network of "skimming" and self-dealing to misrepresent profits, thereby cheating the producers of their fair share.
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‘Tales Of the Walking Dead’ Crew Member Injured In On-Set Accident

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: There was an accident on the set of AMC’s upcoming anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead  Monday night, sources tell Deadline. The incident occurred in Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta, GA, after the production day had ended. The 911 call was made at 8:30 PM, we hear. According to multiple sources, the accident involved a riverboat and a plank connecting the boat to a pier. A crew member fell into the water and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. She is believed to be in stable condition. Eyewitnesses say that the...
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AMC Networks Launches New Branded Digital Originals, 6 New Streaming Channels And Ad Tools In First Live Upfront Since 2019

Click here to read the full article. After two years of virtual operations due to Covid, AMC Networks is convening an in-person upfront presentation tonight in New York, where it will highlight a number of digital ad initiatives. It has set a new slate of digital originals under its two-year-old Content Room brand studio; added six new “FAST” channels to its roster; and unveiled a new suite of ad tools. The new channels join eight existing ones available on streaming platforms like Pluto TV, Sling TV, Samsung TV Plus, VIZIO, Plex and Comcast XUMO. FAST stands for “free, ad-supported television” and is...
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AMC Stock Goes on a Wild Round Trip to Nowhere

AMC seemed to be squeezing out the shorts early last week, but nearly all of its rapid 45% gain has since been erased. CEO Adam Aron has done a bang-up job galvanizing the retail investing community, but his swagger could be a source of trouble too. The theater chain is...

‘Orphan Black’ Sequel Series ‘Echoes’ Gets AMC Greenlight

Click here to read the full article. AMC has officially ordered a followup to “Orphan Black,” Variety has learned. Titled “Orphan Black: Echoes,” the new series is set in the near future and takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. It follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on a journey, unravelling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a story of love and betrayal. AMC has given the show a 10-episode order. It is expected launch on AMC and AMC Plus in 2023. “’Orphan Black’ had a...

Bob Odenkirk To Star In Series Adaptation Of ‘Straight Man’ In The Works At AMC From Aaron Zelman & Paul Lieberstein

Click here to read the full article. As AMC launches up the sixth and final season of Better Call Saul this month, the network is already plotting to stay in business with star Bob Odenkirk. The cable network is developing a series adaptation of Richard Russo’s novel Straight Man with Odenkirk set to star as William Henry Devereaux, Jr., the unlikely chairman of the English department in a badly underfunded college in the Pennsylvania rust belt. AMC has ordered scripts for the project, and if greenlit, is eyeing a 2023 bow. The project comes from Aaron Zelman and Paul Lieberstein, who are adapting...
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AMC Networks Plans Companion Digital Series for Anne Rice’s ‘Vampire’

Click here to read the full article. AMC Networks has some big TV events to sell in the months ahead, but the company realizes advertisers who might like to be associated with those programs will want new kinds of advertising around them. This next cycle of programming will bring with it TV events like the final episodes of “Better Call Saul’ and “The Walking Dead” that ought to command high prices in TV’s next “upfront” market, along with the debut of a show based on Anne Rice’s popular “Interview with the Vampire,” but without digital opportunities around them, marketers may not...
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AMC's 61st Street is a Heavy-Handed Legal Thriller

How audiences feel about the new AMC series “61st Street,” an agonizing legal thriller concerning police brutality set on the South Side of Chicago, will depend on whether creator Peter Moffat sticks the landing. The often maligned area of America’s third largest city is marked by several defining features: grassy lots left empty for decades; the omnipresent rumble of the elevated train; densely populated street corners; malicious and roving police vehicles. Most of all, for anyone who’s called this clime home (for transparency, I was raised on the city’s West Side), it’s the vibrant people, dedicated Black folks living each day for their kin, proudly defying the odds, who are its greatest landmarks. If only the series didn’t muddle those same people.
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‘Killing Eve’ Spin-Off Focused On Spymaster Carolyn Martens In Development At BBC America And AMC Networks

Click here to read the full article. A Killing Eve spin-off looking into the early life of MI6 spymaster Carolyn Mertens is in the works at BBC America and AMC Networks. Ahead of Killing Eve’s finale episode this coming Sunday, Deadline understands producer Sid Gentle Films is in early stage development on the spin-off, though it hasn’t got a greenlight yet. No timetable on delivery was given. It’s unclear whether the new show would air on BBC America, as per its progenitor, or another AMC Networks-owned channel or streaming service. UK newspaper The Sun broke the spin-off news. Carolyn, played by Fiona Shaw, begins the...

Who does Jacob Anderson play in AMC’s Interview With The Vampire?

AMC is adapting Anne Rice’s novel Interview With The Vampire as a TV series. Who plays the lead roles of Louis and Lestat?. Playing Louis, the forlorn New Orleans aristocrat who is turned into a vampire, is Jacob Anderson, who Game of Thrones fans will remember as the Unsullied warrior Grey Worm. Meanwhile, Australian actor Sam Reid plays Lestat, who does the turning.

REinvent Scores Deals With AMC Networks, MHZ Across Drama Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. REinvent International Sales has inked a raft of deals across its slate of high-concept series, including “Transport” (pictured) and “Enemy of the People,” rolling off of MipTV. The company has sold both “Transport,” which is penned by Auli Mantila (“Silver Stars”), and the Icelandic comedy series “Ordinary People” to AMC Networks Southern Europe for Spain and Portugal. “Transport” is an eight-part TV show following a young journalist investigating a chip found in baby food. She crosses paths with an insurance investigator and a bank manager who are both connected to the case. The series stars...
InvestorPlace

7 Meme Deals AMC Should Consider During Its Next Bargain Hunt

Ayro (AYRO): AMC could turn itself into an electric vehicle (EV) play by buying this maker of small EVs. Cinedigm (CIDM): If it can’t beat streaming, the movie theater operator may just as well join them, by buying this content streaming company. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE):...
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AMC Theatres (AMC) Enters Gold and Silver Mining

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC), the leading operator of movie theaters worldwide, has announced it is buying a 22% stake in Hycroft Mining Holding Corporation (HYMC), including the 71,000-acre Hycroft Mine in northern Nevada. According to independent third-party studies cited by AMC, the Hycroft Mine has some 15 million ounces of gold deposits and some 600 million ounces of silver deposits. AMC also will receive an additional 23.4 million warrants in Hycroft at $1.07 per share.
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Do Options Traders Know Something About AMC Entertainment (AMC) Stock We Don't?

Investors in AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. AMC need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the Apr 22, 2022 $51.00 Call had some of the highest implied volatility of all equity options today. What is Implied Volatility?. Implied volatility...

AMC Investing In Hycroft Mining: A Horror Movie

The movie theater chain and meme stock AMC is investing in Hycroft Mining, formerly known as Allied Nevada Gold. The Hycroft mine carries a massive gold resource - albeit at very low grades. AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC) recently agreed to buy a large stake in Hycroft Mining Holding (NASDAQ:HYMC) for...
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