AMC Theaters, the world’s largest theater operator, said Tuesday that it expects to have 97-98% of its theaters worldwide reopened by mid-July.
Most cinemas are still targeting a late-June relaunch to be ready for new movies.
The drive-in will remain closed “pending further direction from the governor’s office,” according to a post on its Facebook page.
Other theater chains are taking advanced measures to combat the ongoing pandemic.
The four-day convention had been scheduled for March 30-April 2 at Caesars Palace.
The Hollywood trade Deadline reported Tuesday that there was a disagreement between Marvel and Sony Pictures over the profit-sharing structure.
Eclipse Theaters’ foreclosure sale has been postponed.
Eclipse is still open and showing movies. But its financial and legal woes show the eight-screen, 72,000-square-foot theater has had a rocky ride.
Perhaps stealing a page from its theme park division, Universal took attendees on a wild ride, bookended by that duo, during its CinemaCon presentation Wednesday at Caesars Palace.
Some of the biggest names in Hollywood are expected to converge on Caesars Palace for the four-day convention — part trade show, part pep rally — that kicks off Monday.