Despite bankruptcy, Alamo Drafthouse still coming to League City

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Courtesy Heather Kennedy, Nick Simonite, Annie Ray)
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Courtesy Heather Kennedy, Nick Simonite, Annie Ray)

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. (Courtesy Heather Kennedy, Nick Simonite, Annie Ray)

Despite Alamo Drafthouse Cinema filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the incoming League City location is unaffected.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema filed for bankruptcy March 3 and announced the closure of two Texas theaters: Alamo Drafthouse Marketplace in New Braunfels and The Ritz in downtown Austin. Other locations are unaffected as they are franchises.


Alamo Drafthouse is still set to open in League City by the end of the year at Victory Lakes Town Center, at the northeast corner of I-45 and FM 646. www.drafthouse.com/houston
By Jake Magee
Jake Magee has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper.

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