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Universal has just inked another multi-year shortened theatrical window/Premium VOD share deal, this time with Canada’s biggest exhibitor Cineplex. The deal comes on the heels of Uni’s recent pact with No. 3 U.S. chain Cinemark. To date, Cineplex becomes the third exhibitor to agree to Uni’s truncated theatrical window terms since AMC first signed on
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Not to send everyone screaming for the exits, but it wouldn’t be out of the question if Warner Bros. moves Wonder Woman 1984 off its Christmas Day global theatrical release. Facts are facts whether former Vice President Joe Biden takes the U.S. Presidency tomorrow night or if President Donald Trump continues: New York City and Los
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New York City will shutter nonessential businesses again in new COVID clusters in Brooklyn and Queens and restrict restaurants to takeout only as well as shutting schools and clamping down on religious services and mass gatherings, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The measures, under a newly unveiled ‘Cluster Action Plan,’ are stricter than what Cuomo
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AMC has made a decision on the fate of NOS4A2 and it’s bad news.  The cable network has canceled the drama after two seasons.  Showrunner Jami O’Brien took to Twitter Monday to reveal the news.  “Well friends, I heard from AMC last week. We won’t be making a 3rd season of #NOS4A2,” O’Brien said. “It’s
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On today’s earnings call for the No. 1 financially challenged exhibitor AMC, CEO Adam Aron took the high road in not damning Disney for their recent seisimic-shifting choice to take Mulan to Disney+ instead of theaters where the streaming service is available. “You might thing I’m disappointed that Mulan is moving, but AMC has no bigger friend
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Cinemark CEO Mark Zoradi weighed in this morning on all the noise that Universal and AMC stirred up last week with their plan to crunch the theatrical window to 17 days. “Consistent with our past practices, Cinemark does not comment on the actions of our competitors. That said we believe an exclusive theatrical window is critically
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The hope for NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell in the studio’s new unprecedented 17-day theatrical window collapse-PVOD deal with AMC Theatres is to make more money in the post theatrical windows which have waned in recent years. “Movies are our lifeblood,” said the NBCUniversal pro-PVOD exec, “Over the last couple of years, it’s become more increasingly
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EXCLUSIVE: Those in town assuming that one of the other big exhibition circuits will fall in line with AMC, and seek their own 17-day theatrical window-PVOD deal with Universal, will soon realize that it will be a cold day in hell. Cineworld CEO Mooky Greidinger, who oversees the world’s second largest chain, exclusively tells Deadline
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It’s almost time to return to the perilous world of Fear the Walking Dead.  The series presented a panel for its upcoming sixth season at Comic-Con@Home today. Moderated by Chris Hardwick, the it will featured franchise overlord, Scott M. Gimple, showrunners and executive producers Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, and cast members Lennie James, Alycia
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In the wake of making some controversial statements to Variety yesterday about AMC not mandating face masks in areas that aren’t requiring it during the COVID-19 pandemic, CEO Adam Aron has changed his opinion hearing the social media backlash and is now requiring patrons to wear masks. “At AMC, we have been consulting with top
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AMC Entertainment stock jumped over 15% at open in a down market Wednesday at open after execs outlined global opening plans at a conference call late yesterday afternoon. Share had popped by over 17% in premarket trade. It’s been a roller coaster – mostly down – for AMC shares since the coronavirus pandemic forced it
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Broadway theaters aren’t expected to reopen in New York City for quite a long time, Deadline sources saying not before 2021. And according to New York State governor’s recent reopening phase plan, indoor cinemas are in the same final phase 4 classification as Broadway theaters, entertainment venues, museums and arts and recreation businesses. Yikes. Weren’t
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Days after  Jeff Shell’s statements in the Wall Street Journal about the $95M PVOD success of Trolls World Tour and the company’s plans for its film slate in homes and theaters, words which fired up AMC boss Adam Aron to embargo the studio’s films from its chain, the NBCUniversal CEO acknowledged the company’s commitment to theatrical, but
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EXCLUSIVE: Following yesterday’s flurry of dramatic exchanges involving AMC, the National Association of Theatre Owners and Universal, Regal Entertainment owner Cineworld Group has now added its voice to the chorus of windows controversy surrounding Trolls World Tour. The world’s second biggest circuit says its policy with respect to the window “is clear, well known in
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AMC Boss Adam Aron has just fired off the following letter to Universal Studios Chairman Donna Langley in response to NBC Universal CEO Jeff Shell’s statements in the Wall Street Journal this morning about the $95M PVOD success of Trolls World Tour.  As Aron explains below to Langley, he initially got it: theaters were closed, and
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