AMC Settles ‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit From Frank Darabont & CAA For $200M; More Lawsuits Pending

Frank Darabont (The Mist, Shawshank Redemption) has been battling AMC in court for nearly a decade trying to get money owed from AMC Network as he was due to earn profits from the show The Walking Dead series, a billion-dollar franchise. Darabont was the writer/director that helped develop and launch the zombie drama series backContinue reading “AMC Settles ‘Walking Dead’ Lawsuit From Frank Darabont & CAA For $200M; More Lawsuits Pending”

AMC CEO Says Requiring Patrons Wear Masks Could Become A “Political Controversy” – A Key Recommendation By CDC To Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Theater chains Cinemark, Regal, and AMC have released their new “safety policies” for reopening theaters but none are making masks worn by patrons a requirement. UPDATE: AMC is reversing their policy via Variety and are now requiring guests to wear masks after backlash from CEO Adam Aron’s comments from yesterday. ‚ÄúThis announcement prompted an intenseContinue reading “AMC CEO Says Requiring Patrons Wear Masks Could Become A “Political Controversy” – A Key Recommendation By CDC To Prevent Spread of Coronavirus”

Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?

We’ve all seen studios, exhibitors, and even moviegoers placing their guesses when the eventual widespread reopening of theaters will happening nationwide in the United States. As a majority of theaters have closed after cases of Coronavirus exploded over the last couple of months with the American death toll inching towards 110,000 via Johns Hopkins and counting.  ThereContinue reading “Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?”