Hollywood starts to regain life. After the announcement of the resumption of filming a few days ago, it will be the turn of the cinemas of California to be able to reopen at a reduced capacity as of Friday.
This new has something to delight moviegoers and cinema owners, who hope to always be able to be put under the tooth of the blockbusters americans this summer.
“Knowing that California is one of the biggest markets for the output of a film in the United States, we can assume that the hollywood studios will be less hesitant to get out of the big productions this summer. It is a new and very encouraging for us, ” said Tuesday the president of Cinemas Guzzo, Vincent Guzzo.
If many of the films of summer have been pushed back to the beginning of the pandemic, some titles have escaped this wave of cancellations. This is notably the case of Tenet, the next action thriller from director Christopher Nolan (Inception), who should take the shows on the 17th of July. Other big films like Mulan and Wonder Woman 1984 should also land on our screens this summer.
Like everywhere in the world, in movie theaters in california must comply with a series of health measures to be strict. The institutions shall, in particular, operate at 25 % of capacity and rearrange their rooms in order to allow a distance of six feet between the spectators. According to the website Deadline Hollywood, many movie theaters have also decided not to rush the opening to give more time to put these measures in place.
The owners of cinemas of Quebec are hoping for them to be able to reopen their doors at the end of June or early July.