AMC Entertainment

Theater chain AMC will make a handsome profit from distributing Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour and from its box office grosses, which passed $232 million globally, said CEO Adam Aron. He declined to give any numbers until year end since both Swift — and Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé, which launches Dec. 1 — fall
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AMC Entertainment swung to a profit last quarter and saw revenue jump 45%, besting Wall Street forecasts. CEO Adam Aron found the numbers “quite satisfying.” But, he said, the short-term impacts of the writer’s and actor’s strikes will cause additional and needless challenges for AMC in 2024. Without taking sides as to who is to
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Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé, the theatrical release chronicling Beyoncé’s global world tour, will premiere in Los Angeles Nov. 25 and London Nov. 30 before hitting movie theaters around the world December 1. Tickets will be available Nov. 9 in most international markets including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, Parkwood Entertainment and
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EXCLUSIVE: We promise that you’ll never find another one like this: AMC’s Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour concert movie hit tracking this morning with a $100M-$125M opening-weekend outlook when it opens on October 13 in cinemas. These are industry estimates and do not come from AMC. The Sam Wrench-directed concert film is really hot with
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AMC Entertainment shares rallied as the company completed a previously disclosed equity offering, raising about $325.5 million of new capital. The company said it sold 40 million shares at an average price of approximately $8.14 per share. The move significantly boosts AMC’s cash reserves, addresses current liquidity concerns, and fortifies the balance sheet, AMC said.
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CEO Adam Aron has expounded on Twitter and most recently on AMC Entertainment’s latest earnings call about the risk of a cash crunch and even bankruptcy if it wasn’t able to secure financing in a still uncertain box office climate. Today he can breathe easier as a Delaware Chancery Court Judge approved a revised shareholder
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Giant theater chain AMC Entertainment has promoted Ellen Copaken to SVP Marketing, effective immediately. She was also appointed to sit on the company’s management executive committee. Copaken joined AMC in February of as VP, Growth Strategy, and led the exhibitor’s AMC Perfectly Popcorn launch in more than 2,600 Walmart stores (and Walmart.com) ), delivering “sales
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AMC Entertainment’s CEO Adam Aron warned that the chain risks financial peril if it can’t raise fresh cash as needed while exhibition continues its post-Covid recovery amid Hollywood strikes. The world’s biggest move chain saw second-quarter earnings surge, sales jump and things looked great in movieland with the three months ended in June and the
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CEO Adam Aron said a court ruling Friday that makes it harder for AMC Entertainment to raise cash has serious implications for the circuit’s financial stability — a blowout ‘Barbenheimer’ weekend at the box office and surging share price notwithstanding. “AMC must be in a position to raise equity capital. I repeat, to protect AMC’s
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AMC Entertainment set a new post-Covid record for global admissions revenue this past weekend with Barbie and Oppenheimer leading a charge that drew 7.8 million moviegoers to theaters. Warner Bros/Mattel’s Barbie racked up $162 million opening weekend. Universal’s Oppenheimer stands at $82.4 million for a $300 million weekend at the domestic box office. For Imax, Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer delivered a $35 million debut
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AMC Entertainment has taken a big step forward on a few key fronts, announcing a settlement in a shareholder lawsuit that would allow it to issue stock, raise capital, convert its APE units and go ahead with a ten-for-one reverse stock split – basically a lifeline if it needs one. Shareholders had approved the much-needed
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AMC stockholders today overwhelmingly approved a pair of provisions that would dramatically enhance the company’s ability raise fresh cash by issuing and selling shares and boost the price of the company’s shares in a ten-for-one-reverse stock split. The approval at a special meeting of shareholders help virtually would also trigger the immediate conversion of AMC
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Cineworld, staggering under heavy debt and facing a dip in box office revenue this quarter, asserted Friday that it’s business as usual for the giant movie chain while it explores options. The statement follows a report today that the U.K parent of Regal Cinemas is preparing to file for bankruptcy. Cineworld presaged a potential Chapter 11
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AMC Entertainment will present a weeklong AMC Black Picture Showcase at select theaters nationwide starting Friday to celebrate Juneteenth. The newly established national holiday commemorates the abolishment of slavery in the U.S. The exhibitor said tickets will cost $5 to shows of “classic, contemporary and culturally relevant, black-led films.” The seven films in the lineup
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AMC Entertainment launched an unusual program today called Investor Connect to communicate directly with a mass of individual investors in the U.S. that now own more than 80% of its stock and have been steadily buoying it higher. “Many of our investors have demonstrated support and confidence in AMC. We intend to communicate often with
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