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AMC Entertainment Inc. will be getting new leadership.

The Leawood-based movie theater chain announced Tuesday morning that CEO Gerry Lopez will step down Aug. 6 to “pursue another opportunity.”

Norman Plant

Maybe you've been keeping tabs on the AMC Headquarters in Leawood, or wondering if the Hyatt will get a coveted place in the Plaza.

China-based Dailan Wanda Group Corp. has acquired Kansas City-based AMC Entertainment in a $2.6 billion deal.