Alabama’s theaters may be closer to reopening this month, following announcements from some of the nation’s cinema companies.. At the same time, the country’s largest chain says the way. The summer movie season is almost non-existent at this point but some movies still remain on the release calendar for the time being. Christopher Nolan's Tenet remains the next film scheduled to. On June 12, while much of the Bay Area chose to hold back, many counties across California were able to reopen public businesses including movie theaters, gyms and bars, after getting a green light from the state's Department of Public Health. Many of these were the same businesses that are now being ordered to close back up.. Last month's loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions.
A rumor popped up earlier this week that AMC Theatres , who have previously been bracing for the possibility of bankruptcy , have reportedly engaged in talks with Amazon about a buy out.
Neither party have confirmed this news, but it's unclear at what point this major theater chains will re-open their doors for filmgoers. The summer movie season is almost non-existent at this point but some movies still remain on the release calendar for the time being.
Christopher Nolan's Tenet remains the next film scheduled to be released in theaters, having never budged from its July 17 release date. Walt Disney's live-action remake of Mulan will follow it the week after on July 24, that is assuming enough theaters are open for the two studios to consider a wide-release worthwhile. It was previously reported that when movie theaters re-opened in China they would be doing it with exclusively repertory programming including movies like a new 4K release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Theaters in China reportedly began to re-open for business on March 23 but just four days later the Chinese government ordered them closed once again, they have not re-opened since.
Remember me on this device Login. Popular Arrow. TV Arrow. Comics Arrow. Community Arrow. Search Search Close Search. Theaters will be open with policies in place that will enforce social distancing requirements such as staggered seating, plexiglass shields for employees at cash registers, hand sanitizer stations, and p ersonal protective equipment like face masks and gloves.
However, whether some theaters reopen will depend on the state of the pandemic in certain areas. But the most recent announcement from the government gave a proposed date of July 4 for leisure destinations that can implement social distancing and other safety measures to reopen, and this is what we are currently working towards.
However, that could very well change if Hollywood ends up holding back two of the big movies currently slated for release in July. The Odeon spokesperson added:. Currently this begins with Tenet and Mulan. The options for bringing people back to theaters are few and far between unless a bunch of repertory screenings get approved.
The United States will likely need to start having conversations about how movie theaters here will open, and it will be very interesting to see how that moves forward and effects international markets. Stay tuned. Web design by Pro Blog Design. Logo Concept by: Illumination Ink. All names, trademarks and images are copyright their respective owners.
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