Shares in AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) surged as much as 11% in pre-market U.S. trading amid reports that Amazon.com (AMZN) is interested in buying the debt-strapped theatre operator.The world’s largest online retailer has held talks with AMC over a potential takeover, the Daily Mail on Sunday reported without saying where it got the information from. However, it is not clear if the discussions will lead to a deal, the report stated.Amazon has not yet ventured into the cinema industry, while AMC is grappling with the financial fallout from theatre closures tied to the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s largest theatre operator is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy turning it into an attractive acquisition target.AMC shares have almost halved since the coronavirus outbreak this year

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