AMC’s trailer for final season of Kevin can F**k Himself

AMC & AMC+ debuted the official trailer and key art for the second season of the groundbreaking dark comedy Kevin Can F**K Himself, starring Emmy Award-winning actress Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek). Alternating between traditional multi-camera sitcom and single-camera drama, this ambitious genre-bending series will return on Monday, August 22 at 9pm ET/PT on AMC, with the first two episodes available on AMC+. … Continue reading “AMC’s trailer for final season of Kevin can F**k Himself”

AMC Theatres revenue grew during Q1 compared to 2021

On Monday, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) (“AMC” or “the Company”) reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022. Total revenues grew to $785.7 million compared to $148.3 million for the first quarter of 2021. Net loss improved to $337.4 million compared to a net loss of $567.2 million for the first … Continue reading “AMC Theatres revenue grew during Q1 compared to 2021”

AMC Theatres launches $25m+ campaign directed by Cronenweth Bros

AMC Theatres has announced a historic, unprecedented $25+ million national advertising campaign across the United States to remind movie lovers that Hollywood’s stories are enjoyed in their best light – with a seamless, communal, multi-sensory experience – at AMC. The message of the campaign is simple but clear: “AMC Theatres. We Make Movies Better.” This … Continue reading “AMC Theatres launches $25m+ campaign directed by Cronenweth Bros”

AMC renews Kevin Can F**k Himself for Season 2

Kevin is going to F**K himself again. Or at least Annie Murphy’s visibly disturbed wife Allison is going to try and do the deed for her obnoxious husband. AMC Networks announced Friday the series would return for Season 2. Season 1 of the part multi-cam, part single-cam series followed the story of Allison McRoberts (Murphy), … Continue reading “AMC renews Kevin Can F**k Himself for Season 2”

Comic-Con: AMC Networks announces virtual panels

AMC Networks announced today its extensive lineup of panels at this year’s virtual Comic-Con, which runs from July 23 to July 25, including The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, Ultra City Smiths, Doctor Who, Creepshow, and anthologies Slasher: Flesh & Blood, Horror Noire and V/H/S/94.  AMC Networks’ panels from Comic-Con@Home will be available on AMC+ the day … Continue reading “Comic-Con: AMC Networks announces virtual panels”

AFI partners with AMC for Black Production Fund

The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the establishment of the Black Production Fund in partnership with AMC Networks. The fund will provide grants for thesis productions by Black Fellows in their second year at the AFI Conservatory. The Black Production Fund, along with the recently announced Thomas P. Pollock Endowed Scholarship for promising diverse … Continue reading “AFI partners with AMC for Black Production Fund”

AMC Theatres to offer 15- cent tickets upon reopening

In 1920, the Dubinsky Brothers began operations with a single movie screen in Kansas City, Missouri. That single screen would serve as the foundation for what is known today as AMC Entertainment , the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States, in Europe & the Middle East, and in the world. One hundred years later, … Continue reading “AMC Theatres to offer 15- cent tickets upon reopening”

Universal Pictures reaches deal with AMC Theatres

Good news. Universal Pictures has reached a deal with AMC Theatres which means that the studio now has the option of releasing any of its titles (including those from Focus Features) on VOD (Video on Demand) platforms after just 17 days of screening in theaters.  AMC originally refused to screen Universal films after the success of … Continue reading “Universal Pictures reaches deal with AMC Theatres”

AMC Theatres plan reopening for August

Even with potential summer blockbusters as Warner Bros’ Tenet and Disney’s Mulan delayed indefinitely, AMC Theatres has announced the chain is currently planning to reopen its U.S. movie theaters in mid to late August. AMC closed its 450 U.S. theaters in March due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. AMC operates among the most productive … Continue reading “AMC Theatres plan reopening for August”

After ‘Trolls’ AMC theaters bans Universal films

AMC Theaters (who also own UK Chain Odeon Cinemas) have vowed to no longer screen Universal Pictures films in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. That comes after NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell spoke about the success of Trolls World Tour on VOD platforms amassing $100 million. “The results for Trolls World Tour have exceeded our expectations and … Continue reading “After ‘Trolls’ AMC theaters bans Universal films”

New AMC/Michael B. Jordan-produced series ’61st Street’

Potential new series 61st Street to be exec-produced by Jordan’s Outlier Society Here’s potential good news for the Chicago production community. According to The Wrap, AMC Networks has opened a writers room (sorry Chicago writers, the rooms are in LA) for Michael B. Jordan’s 61st Street, a “murder mystery” that dives into the murky depths … Continue reading “New AMC/Michael B. Jordan-produced series ’61st Street’”

Cannes: Filmmaker Chadwick Pelletier

There is so much going on in Cannes this week. Beginning today, The 76th annual festival gets underway, featuring the likes of Spike Lee, Brie Larson, Pedro Almodóvar, Michael Douglas and so many more. This also marks the 5th anniversary of the French Riviera Film Festival, a fabulous short film festival founded by Gotham Chatham and Nicole Muj. During … Continue reading “Cannes: Filmmaker Chadwick Pelletier”

What series and films are affected by the WGA strike?

It’s official. The Writers Guild of America has called for a work stoppage for the first time since 2007. Talks broke down between the WGA East, WGA West and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers late Monday night at 8 PM. Last month, Guild members voted 98% in favor of going on strike … Continue reading “What series and films are affected by the WGA strike?”

Lionsgate to open $200 mil studio in Atlanta

Marvel Studios and Tyler Perry will need to bake some muffins and get some baskets ready as they welcome their new neighbor, Lionsgate. The studio announced it has signed on to be the anchor tenant for a new studio complex in Atlanta. The deal with Great Point Studios, the owner of the 40-acre complex, is … Continue reading “Lionsgate to open $200 mil studio in Atlanta”

2023 DaVinci International Film Fest unveils poster

The sixth edition of the DaVinci International Film Festival (DIFF) will take place from October 20-22, 2023 at AMC Theatres at The Grove in Los Angeles, as announced by DaVinci Film Foundation Inc. founder/CEO Chadwick Pelletier. For its second installment at The Grove, DIFF will feature an opening night VIP reception, live and in-person screenings, a closing night Leo Award … Continue reading “2023 DaVinci International Film Fest unveils poster”

Fringe and Wire star Lance Reddick dies at age 60

Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Lance Reddick best known for his roles on TV and film, including The Wire, Fringe and the John Wick franchise passed away at age 60 on Friday at his home in Studio City, California. Law enforcement officials reported to TMZ that his death appeared to be from natural causes.  Lance … Continue reading “Fringe and Wire star Lance Reddick dies at age 60”

Everything, Women Talking, Severance win at WGA Awards

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced the winners of the 2023 WGA Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories during concurrent ceremonies. Severance, Everything Everywhere All at Once and Women Talking took home top prizes at Hollywood’s final major … Continue reading “Everything, Women Talking, Severance win at WGA Awards”

Complete list of Producers Guild Award winners

The stage is now set for A24’s Everything, Everywhere All at Once to win big at this year’s Academy Awards. The biggest prognosticator of winners, the Producers Guild of America, held their awards last night in Beverly Hills, where the fantasy sci-fi comedy won the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion … Continue reading “Complete list of Producers Guild Award winners”

Black Panther, Abbott lead NAACP Image noms

The NAACP unveiled the full list of “54th NAACP Image Awards” nominees with ABC and Netflix leading the pack with 28 and 15 nominations respectively. The winners will be revealed during the two-hour LIVE TV special, airing Saturday, February 25th, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BET and 8:00 PM PT on delay. The show will be in … Continue reading “Black Panther, Abbott lead NAACP Image noms”

Critics Choice Awards announce winners

We now have a fairly good idea about who will be in the running for the Oscars when the nominations are announced on January 24. Last night, the Critics Choice Association (CCA) announced the winners of the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards LIVE on The CW. Hosted by Chelsea Handler, the star-studded gala was held … Continue reading “Critics Choice Awards announce winners”