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Rest Stop: Stephen King’s Short Story Is Coming to the Big Screen

Rest Stop: Stephen King’s short story is coming to the big screen Deadline is reporting that Stephen King’s short story Rest Stop is being developed into a film adaptation for Legendary Entertainment. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250...
Tags: Movies, Julianne Moore, Horror, Amc, Stephen King, Alex Garcia, Hulu, King, Esquire Magazine, Christopher Robin, Peter Straub, Alex Ross Perry, Movie News, Ali Mendes, Craig Flores, Rest Stop


Business Quietly Returns to #SaudiArabia After Khashoggi’s Murder - The New York Times

Business Quietly Returns to Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder - The New York Times:Six months after agents from Saudi Arabia murdered and dismembered the writer Jamal Khashoggi, companies are no longer shying away from the Arab kingdom.The movie theater giant AMC says it is moving ahead with ambitious expansion plans for dozens of cinemas there. Hundreds of investors thronged last week to place $100 billion in orders for the first international bond sale tied to Saudi Arabia’s state-backed o...
Tags: Travel, Google, Saudi Arabia, Amc, New York Times, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Fear the Walking Dead Season 5 Premiere Photos Released

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Fear the Walking Dead season 5 premiere photos released AMC has released new Fear the Walking Dead Season 5 premiere photos, featuring familiar faces and a couple of new characters joining the gory fun. Check out the photos now in the gallery below and catch the premiere on Sunday, June 2! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; google...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Amc, TV News, Dwight, Fear The Walking Dead, Ian Goldberg, Greg Nicotero, ComingSoon, Scott M Gimple, AMC Studios, Austin Amelio, Andrew Chambliss, Robert Kirkman David Alpert Gale Ann Hurd, Jenna Elfman Alexa Nisenson


‘Sleeping Beauties’ Series Will Awaken Owen and Stephen King’s Novel for AMC

AMC wants to stay in the Stephen King offspring business. The network will debut NOS4A2, based on the novel by King’s son Joe Hill, this year. And now, they’ve ordered a pilot based on Sleeping Beauties, a book King penned with his son Owen King. Owen King has been tasked with writing the pilot script, which will hopefully lead to an open ended TV series. The novel is set in a women’s prison in the midst of a strange event that causes all the women on the planet to suddenly fall asleep. Dead...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Amc, Stephen-King, Adaptation, King, Joe Hill, Owen, Owen King, Michael Sugar, Ashley Zalta, Sleeping Beauties, Owen King Owen King


Listen: AMC Networks’ Sarah Barnett on Finding TV’s ‘Holy Grail’

Sarah Barnett’s new job at AMC Networks has her overseeing four cable channels and two streaming platforms. She’s spent the past few months since her promotion to president of entertainment networks adjusting operations, assembling the right team and diving deeper into AMC’s investment in audience research and analytic tools. But none of that work matters […]
Tags: News, Podcasts, Amc, Amc Networks, Sarah Barnett, Killing Eve, Strictly Business


Superheroes Need to be Kept in Check in Amazon’s The Boys Trailer

Superheroes need to be kept in check in Amazon’s The Boys trailer What would happen if a superhero didn’t use their powers for good? We’ve seen the premise before, with Will Smith in Hancock, as well as the upcoming James Gunn-produced Brightburn. However, the new Amazon series The Boys is amping that up to 11 in the new trailer. You can check it out below! (Be warned, it’s rather graphic in spots). The Boys is an irreverent take on what happens when superheroes, who are as popular as celebr...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Amc, Seth Rogen, Will Smith, James Gunn, Amazon Prime Video, Hancock, Evan Goldberg, Eric Kripke, The Boys, TV Trailers, Billy Butcher, Jennifer Esposito Elisabeth Shue, Tomer Capon


Owen & Stephen King Novel Sleeping Beauties In Development at AMC

Owen & Stephen King novel Sleeping Beauties in development at AMC The Stephen King renaissance continues as Deadline is reporting that the famed author and his son Owen have struck a deal with AMC to bring the bestselling novel Sleeping Beauties to the small screen. Owen will write the pilot script with a goal “to create an open ended TV series,” per the report. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefr...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Amc, Stephen King, Adaptation, Sarah Paulson, Owen, Evie, Owen King, ComingSoon, TV Series, Sleeping Beauties, CS Interview, Owen Stephen King, Said Stephen King


The Music of Halt and Catch Fire

Volume 2 of the Halt and Catch Fire soundtrack recently came out and I’ve been listening to it on repeat ever since @mwichary flagged it on Twitter. Volume 1 is here. AMC also has a bunch of playlists on Spotify with music from specific seasons and for different products & characters on the show. The theme song, one of my favorite little pieces of music ever, is by Trentemøller and can be found here, although you may prefer Paul F. Tompkins’ version. Tags: Halt and Catch Fire   musi...
Tags: Amc, Jason Kottke, Paul F Tompkins, Paul F Tompkins Trentemoller


Q&A: AMC Chief Talks Netflix, the Summer Box Office and Saudi Arabia’s First New Cinema in Decades

Adam Aron, the CEO of AMC Entertainment, is predicting big things for 2019. The head of the world’s largest exhibition chain is riding high from a record-breaking day of pre-sales on “Avengers: Endgame,” the upcoming Marvel movie that’s expected to debut to north of $250 million when it premieres in April. But Aron believes that […]
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Amc, Aron, Adam Aron, AMC Entertainment


Game Of Thrones Premiere Shatters Ratings With 17.4M Viewers; Most-Watched Scripted Show Of The Season

GoT is the extremely rare drama that has managed to grow its audience every single season (AMC’s Breaking Bad was another). AMC’s The Walking Deadused to top Game of Thrones in the ratings, but the zombie drama has recently fallen to around 5 million weekly viewers. – Entertainment Weekly
Tags: Art, Media, Amc, Audience, 04.16.19


New to Hulu in May 2019: All the Movies and Shows Coming and Going

New to Hulu in May 2019: All the movies and shows coming and going Hulu has revealed their slate of new movies and TV shows that will be arriving and those that will be departing on the streaming service next month. The new arrivals for Hulu in May 2019 include: Into the Dark: All That We Destroy: Episode 8 Premiere (Hulu Original) (5/3) PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gp...
Tags: Florida, Hbo, TV, Movies, Nbc, Abc, Amc, America, Bobby Flay, House, Broad City, Paris, Showtime, TV News, Starz, Jesus


Tatiana Maslany to Star in HBO’s Perry Mason Miniseries

Tatiana Maslany to star in HBO’s Perry Mason miniseries According to Deadline, Emmy Award-winning actress Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black) has been tapped for a leading role in HBO’s forthcoming drama miniseries Perry Mason. Maslany is set to portray the role of the leader of the Radiant Assembly of God named Sister Alice. She joins Emmy winner Matthew Rhys (The Americans), who will be playing the title character. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandA...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Amc, Los Angeles, Star, TV News, Cbs, Tatiana Maslany, Alice, Mason, Perry Mason, Robert Downey, Erle Stanley Gardner, Tim Van Patten, Matthew Rhys


NOS4A2: New Photos and Synopses For First Four Episodes Released

BEGIN SLIDESHOW NOS4A2: New photos and synopses for first four episodes released AMC has released new promo photos and synopses for the first four episodes of their upcoming series NOS4A2, giving us an idea on what to expect for the new supernatural series. Starring Zachary Quinto as the main antagonist Charlie Manx and Ashleigh Cummings as Vic McQueen, you can check out the full photos in the gallery below. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandA...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Amc, TV News, Maggie, New England, Joe Hill, Zachary Quinto, Vic, Haverhill, Chris McQueen, Manx, Ashleigh Cummings, ComingSoon, AMC Studios


Stacked-Up Book Thoughts: Recommended Fiction in Print or Audio

Last week was a catch-up week. I've finally gotten a break in my workload, but instead of relaxing, I took care of all the little things I've let go the last couple of months and even got some yard work done. It feels great to work human hours again. I don't think I need to tell Game of Thrones fans that the new (final) season started last night, but have you been watching Discovery of Witches on AMC? If you're in the UK or get Sundance Now, you've probably already seen it. But I had to wa...
Tags: Books, UK, London, India, Amc, Melbourne Australia, Aurora, Joann, Kaufman, Tyler, Auri, Steve West, Susie, Kristoff, Bakhita, Beth F


‘NOS4A2’ Showrunner Reveals the Hidden Visual Effects You’d Never Notice and Joe Hill’s On-Set Advice [Interview]

AMC is bringing a new vampire to television this summer. NOS4A2 is based on the book by Joe Hill, and showrunner Jami O’Brien adapted it for television. Zachary Quinto stars as Charlie Manx, a 135-year-old vampire who feeds off the energy of children. His make-up to transform into an ancient vampire is impressive, but  NOS4A2 ’s biggest effects are seamless. O’Brien and Hill spoke with reporters at WonderCon in Anaheim last week. Here’s what we learned. An Invisible Bridge When V...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Amc, Stephen King, Features, Adaptation, Rhode Island, Joe Hill, Zachary Quinto, Anaheim, Daniel, Hill, O'Brien, Hill House, Sabrina


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, April 12-19

    Pastel artist Otto Sturcke demonstrates using pastels on April 15 in Santa Clarita. (Photo of ‘El Musico’ courtesy of Otto Sturcke)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Spring Sky” show, 7:30, and “Protoplanetary Discs – Nursery of Exoplanets,” 8:30 p.m. April 12. ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Movies + TV, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Egg Hunt, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Hanna Renewed for a Second Season at Amazon Prime

Hanna renewed for a second season at Amazon Prime Variety is reporting that Hanna has been renewed for a second season at Amazon Prime. The series is an adaptation of the hit 2011 action thriller of the same name and stars Esme Creed-Miles, Joel Kinnaman, and Mireille Enos. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var ...
Tags: Amazon, UK, TV, Movies, Amc, Amazon Prime, Poland, TV News, Streaming, Cia, Hanna, David Farr, Joel Kinnaman, Kinnaman, Mireille Enos, Enos


Jon Stewart’s Political Comedy Irresistible Lands Mackenzie Davis

Jon Stewart’s political comedy Irresistible lands Mackenzie Davis Mackenzie Davis has signed onto Jon Stewart’s upcoming political comedy Irresistible. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress will play a former Democratic political consultant. She’ll join the previously announced Chris Cooper (Adaptation), Steve Carrell (Vice) and Rose Byrne (X-Men: First Class). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.g...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Davis, Jon Stewart, Rose Byrne, Jason Reitman, Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Steve Carrell, Denis Villeneuve, Chris Cooper, ComingSoon, Kirsten Stewart, Irresistible, Josh McLaughlin, Focus and Universal Pictures


Ousted MoviePass cofounder Stacy Spikes breaks his silence on the startup's whirlwind rise and crash to financial reality

In his first major interview since being fired by the company in 2018, MoviePass cofounder Stacy Spikes opened up to Business Insider about creating the startup and what led to his exit. Spikes talked about the game-changing innovations that made MoviePass possible, including creating a geolocation mapping system from scratch in 90 days with a team of five. He spoke about the heartbreak after AMC Theatres walked away from making MoviePass a partner after a successful trial run. Spikes also exp...
Tags: Europe, New York, Boston, Amc, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, Aol, Manhattan, Studio Movie Grill, John, Amc Theatres, Terry Gilliam, WeWork


Bear McCreary to Compose the Score for the Child’s Play Remake

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Bear McCreary to compose the score for the Child’s Play Remake Orion Pictures and MGM has revealed that Emmy Award-winning composer Bear McCreary (Godzilla: King of the Monsters) has been tapped to compose the score for the upcoming Child’s Play remake starring Star Wars alum Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky. The announcement also came with a video giving us a snippet of film’s terrifying score which you can listen to in the player below. PB ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Amc, Starz, Chucky, Mark Hamill, MGM, Andy, Bear Mccreary, Mancini, Da Vinci, Seth Grahame Smith, McCreary, Child's Play, ComingSoon, Movie News


Some Laemmle theaters are going vegan with gluten-free, non-GMO nuggets

Sure seems like a natural. Laemmle Theatres, the Southern California cinema chain that’s specialized in art, independent and foreign films for more than 80 years, is going vegan. Concession stands at Laemmle’s Glendale and Monica Film Center now stock Fry’s Rice Protein and Chia Nuggets, and the chicken-substitute hot treats will be coming soon to the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood. Made by the South Africa-based Fry Family Food Company, the nuggets are non-GMO and gluten-free – and, hopefully, taste...
Tags: Movies, News, Amc, Sport, Gmo, Soccer, South Africa, Glendale, Cinepolis, Local News, Southern California, Santa Monica, Nuggets, Los Angeles City, NoHo, David Crane


Some Laemmle theaters are going a nugget vegan

Sure seems like a natural. Laemmle Theatres, the Southern California cinema chain that’s specialized in art, independent and foreign films for more than 80 years, is going vegan. Concession stands at Laemmle’s Glendale and Monica Film Center now stock Fry’s Rice Protein and Chia Nuggets, and the chicken-substitue hot treats will be coming soon to the NoHo 7 in North Hollywood. Made by the South Africa-based Fry Family Food Company, the nuggets are non-GMO and gluten-free – and, hopefully, taste ...
Tags: Movies, News, Amc, Uncategorized, Sport, Gmo, Soccer, South Africa, Glendale, Cinepolis, Local News, Southern California, Santa Monica, Nuggets, Los Angeles City, NoHo


Richard E. Grant, Sally Field Join Jason Segel Series ‘Dispatches From Elsewhere’ at AMC

Jason Segel’s anthology series “Dispatches From Elsewhere,” which is currently in the works at AMC, has added a couple heavyweight actors to the cast. Richard E. Grant and Sally Field have joined the hour-long series, which centers around a group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday […]
Tags: News, Amc, Richard E Grant, Sally Field, Jason Segel, Richard E Grant Sally Field Join Jason Segel


‘Killing Eve’ Season 2 Premiere Is Show’s Most-Watched Episode

The season two premiere of “Killing Eve,” which was simulcast on BBC America and AMC, has returned record numbers for the show. With around 1.2 million total viewers, the episode was the most-watched in the show’s run so far by around half a million. The premiere more than doubled the season one average total viewership […]
Tags: News, Amc, America, Bbc, Bbc America, Killing Eve


From surviving 'Avengers: Endgame' ticket mania to fighting 'Captain Marvel' trolls: What it's like inside Rotten Tomatoes and its parent company Fandango

Paul Yanover, president of online ticketing site Fandango, talked to Business Insider about how the company is evolving its review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes to keep up with the times. Yanover also gave insight on the onslaught of customers buying "Avengers: Endgame" tickets last week and his plan to make his company a destination beyond selling movie tickets.   Despite all the talk of streaming destroying the movie-theater experience, last week was a reminder that exhibition is certainl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hollywood, Youtube, Amc, Disney, America, Trends, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Jackie Chan, Rotten Tomatoes, Fandango, Martin Scorsese, Caesars Palace, Netflix Hulu


‘One Cut of the Dead’ Coming to Shudder, Will Give You Another Reason to Subscribe to This Horror Streaming Service

It can sometimes be difficult for movies on the film festival circuit to drum up enough buzz to capture the moviegoing public’s interest. But after playing Fantastic Fest last fall, appearing at over 100 other film festivals, and becoming a box office hit in Japan, the Japanese horror comedy One Cut of the Dead has become an indie sensation. And soon enough, everyone in the United States will have the opportunity to see it, but you’re going to need a subscription to AMC’s horror specialty strea...
Tags: Japan, Comedy, Movies, Horror, Amc, United States, Netflix/Streaming Video, Jacob Hall, Shudder, Chris Evangelista, Joshua Meyer, One Cut of the Dead, Shinichirou Ueda


Japanese Horror Comedy One Cut of the Dead Heads to Shudder

Japanese horror comedy One Cut of the Dead heads to Shudder The Japanese zombie comedy One Cut of the Dead is heading to Shudder. Variety reports that the AMC-owned horror streaming service has acquired the North American rights to the low-budget horror flick, with plans to launch in Australia and New Zealand later this year. The film comes from writer/director Shin’ichirô Ueda, who made the film for a mere $27,000. So far, it’s played at over 100 film festivals around the globe, and raked i...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Horror, Amc, New Zealand, Mao, Shin, Living Dead, Ueda, Shudder, Horror News, One Cut of the Dead, Shudder Variety


Burger King says sorry. And ad industry groups try to influence Congress: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today Burger King apologized and pulled an ad to plug its Vietnamese Sweet Chilli Tendercrisp burger that was sent from its New Zealand Instagram account. The video clip showed people trying, awkwardly, to eat the burgers with chopsticks. Twi...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Congress, China, Amc, Advertising, America, Bloomberg, Shanghai, New Zealand, San Francisco Giants, The Onion, Jezebel, Audi, Heinz


‘One Cut of the Dead’ Heads for North America With AMC’s Shudder

Shudder, the horror specialty streaming service of AMC Networks, has acquired all rights in North America to the hit Japanese zombie comedy “One Cut of the Dead.” The company said that it had also licensed rights to the film for Australia and New Zealand, where it plans to launch later this year. Made for $27,000, […]
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Amc, Global, New Zealand, North America, Amc Networks, Shudder, One Cut of the Dead


‘The Terror’ Season 2 Premiere Date Set for August; See the First Official Photos

The Terror season 2, officially titled The Terror: Infamy, is set to make this summer extra scary. The second season of AMC’s horror anthology series has just announced an August premiere date, and there’s a set of first-look photos to go with it. Season 1 was an adaptation of Dan Simmons’ historical horror novel The Terror, about an expedition to the Arctic gone terribly wrong. Season 2 will tell a brand new story, set among a Japanese-American community during World War II. See the pics, and ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Amc, San Fransisco, Chester, Amy, Yamato, George Takei, Dan Simmons, The Terror, Max Borenstein, Yuko, Nakayama, Cristina Rodlo, Alexander Woo