AMC's The Terror takes on a chillingly timely topic for season 2

The Terror, AMC’s first foray into the anthology-series trend, has been a big success for the network, ending its first season as the No. 2 drama on cable and earning high marks from critics like The A.V. Club’s own Sean T. Collins, who gave all but one episode a stellar “A” rating. (Episode two got an “A-.”) So,…

AMC launches subscription service in grumpy effort to compete with MoviePass

For almost a year now, movie fans have been enjoying the benefits of MoviePass, a subscription service (and by most accounts a wildly unsustainable business model) letting people see a movie a day for the flat fee of about ten bucks a month. Now, AMC has looked at the company’s popularity, and grouchily said, “We want…

The Walking Dead teases TV’s first “fully nude” zombie—sorry, walker

When the back half of season eight premieres February 25, The Walking Dead will be trying to recover some lost ground. The season premiere and midseason finale were both among the lowest-rated entries of the series in the last five years, and with this Negan thing still dragging on, executive producers Scott Gimple…

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The Walking Dead to shamble on for another season with a new showrunner at its head

AMC announced today that it was once again refusing to kill off its golden, blood-spattered goose, confirming that The Walking Dead will be back for a ninth season next year. But while the show’s fictional leader, Rick Grimes, is, apparently, functionally immortal at this point, its real-world management is due for a…

Old Boy's Park Chan-wook is going to TV with a John Le Carré miniseries for AMC

According to The Hollywood Reporter, AMC has lined up another John Le Carré novel to adapt into a miniseries as a follow-up to last year’s adaptation of The Night Manager with Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie. The new miniseries will be based on The Little Drummer Girl, and it will be the TV directorial debut of Old Boy …