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AMC, Universal spar over streaming 'Trolls: World Tour' PVOD success
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AMC Theatres said it will not license any Universal Pictures movies after a studio executive shared plans to simultaneously release titles in theaters and premium video on demand (PVOD) following the success of “Trolls World Tour.”
The studio’s animated “Trolls” sequel was released directly to digital rental platforms this month after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters around the world. The release ended up being a bright spot for the studio as the virus has forced people to stay home and battered the economy. The movie has brought in close to $100 million in rentals, The Wall Street Journal reported.