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Regal Said to Halt ‘Iron Man 3’ Sales in Dispute With Disney

Regal Entertainment Group (RGC), the largest U.S. theater chain, stopped selling advance tickets to Walt Disney Co. (DIS)’s “Iron Man 3” in a fee dispute with the studio, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

Regal joins the second-largest cinema operator, AMC Entertainment, in halting sales for the film from Disney’s Marvel unit.

Regal’s action was reported earlier by and the Los Angeles Times.

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