AMC Theatres

UPDATED with conference call comments: AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron shrugged off Covid, streamers and windows as real issues for exhibition currently, saying the biggest challenge facing the industry “above all else, is that movie theater operators need more movies.” “At this point, there is only one topic that should be… on the tip of
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has tapped Heather Morgan for the newly created post of Chief of Staff & Strategy, reporting to CEO Shelli Taylor and charged with “designing and executing key strategic programs to drive the organization forward.” Morgan was most recently VP of Content and Programming at Harkins Theatres and was previously VP of Studio
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In the wake of Disney’s record breaking Labor Day weekend with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the No .1 movie circuit in the world, AMC Theatres, is launching the first ever $25M+ multi-media ad campaign “AMC Theatres. We Make Movies Better” featuring Oscar winner Nicole Kidman. It’s hard to think of the last
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UPDATED with AMC proxy figures, Aron’s 2020 compensation: In one of the few interviews he has granted during AMC Entertainment’s white-knuckle 2021, CEO Adam Aron hailed the reopening of New York City and shared his thoughts on the “Reddit rally.” Speaking with CNBC (watch the full segment above) on Friday, he said advance ticket sales
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After AMC CEO Adam Aron publicly threatened that he would never play Universal movies as along as the studio had a plan for simultaneous theatrical-PVOD releases like Trolls World Tour, the world’s No. 1 exhibitor and the Hollywood studio have broken bread with the following multi-year agreement: Universal and Focus Features releases will play at
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Editors’ Note: As Deadline continues its Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series on the struggles of people in the entertainment industry impacted by the coronavirus-related shutdowns and layoffs, today we continue our latest series, Reopening Hollywood, focused on the incredibly complicated effort to get the industry back on its feet while ensuring the safety of everyone involved. We
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AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron sat down for an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Alley today, telling the show’s hosts that the chain’s possible re-opening between May to mid-June is still “more of the right timing, but nobody knows.” Aron shut down the biggest exhibition chain out of coronavirus safety on March 17, and believes a three-month window
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EXCLUSIVE: Deadline hears that the biggest exhibitor in the world, AMC Theatres, has furloughed 600 employees in their Leawood, KS home office. Health insurance will remain intact for all of them, however, for those not receiving any cushion, they’ll have to figure out a way to pay for their policies during the time that the chain
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