Box Office: ‘Free Guy’ Beats Expectations
Theatrical

Disney may have a new film franchise on its hands after “Free Guy” beat box office expectations. For theater owners, however, the victory comes at a time when moviegoing remains severely hindered ...

Variety
August 16, 2021

Studios Deals Prove They Still Need Movie Theaters
Theatrical

During the course of the pandemic, the future of movie theaters looked grim. Cinema owners teetered on the edge of bankruptcy amid ongoing closures and lockdown orders, and streaming services introduc...

The Verge
August 13, 2021

Cinemark Partners with Mission Control to Bring Esports to The...
Esports - Theatrical

North American movie theatre company Cinemark and esports firm Mission Control have announced a partnership that will bring esports and gaming events to movie theatres around the United States. As a ...

Esports Insider
June 9, 2021

Cinemark Signs New Theatrical Deals With Five Major Studios
Theatrical

Cinemark has reached new agreements with the five major studios that could help formalize a shorter theatrical window. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it comes as COVID-19 has reshaped the ...

Variety
May 7, 2021

Theaters Promote First-Ever Cinema Week to Encourage Moviegoin...
Theatrical

"It's time to get off the couch," says Brandon Jones, one of the event's founders. A broad coalition of theater owners are staging Cinema Week, a six-day event in June designed to re-energize moviegoi...

Hollywood Reporter
April 20, 2021

Disney’s ‘Black Widow’ Tries Day-and-Date as...
Streaming - Theatrical

All sides are resigned to the fact that every Hollywood major is trying different release models as long as the pandemic keeps up. On March 23, Hollywood studio executives woke up to headlines that me...

Hollywood Reporter
March 25, 2021

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Leads Box Office as L.A. Theate...
Theatrical

Disney’s animated adventure “Raya and the Last Dragon” led the domestic box office in its third weekend, illustrating the appeal of family films as Hollywood attempts to mount a moviegoing reviv...

Variety
March 22, 2021

Here Are the Los Angeles Theater Chains Reopening
Theatrical

Finally, the movie capital of the world can show movies in theaters again after a year’s shutdown of all exhibition due to the pandemic. Los Angeles County this afternoon lined up with California G...

Deadline
March 12, 2021

Will Surge Pricing for Movie Tickets Become the New Norm in Ch...
Theatrical

The tactic, which helped boost box office to a $1.2 billion Lunar New Year holiday record, is “quite likely” to be used by movie theater chains going forward. When China’s theatrical sector roar...

Hollywood Reporter
March 11, 2021

Cinemark Sees CA Movie Theaters Reopening In 2 To 4 Weeks
Theatrical

Mark Zoradi, CEO of major exhibitor Cinemark and a former longtime Disney executive, sees some familiar elements on the summer release calendar, which he sees as a potential Covid-19 recovery turning ...

Deadline
February 26, 2021

Hollywood is betting that audiences will be comfortable going ...
Theatrical

Despite more delays, don’t expect Hollywood studios to abandon ship and offload their most precious cargo — event tentpoles. They’re still willing to wait for a proper theatrical run, and are ho...

Hollywood Reporter
January 31, 2021

Disney Joins AT&T in the War on Theaters
Attractions - Theatrical

The return to life as normal can't occur fast enough for movie theaters and their investors. Shares of Cinemark Holdings are down nearly 40% in the last year and AMC Entertainment Holdings stock ha...

MSN
January 20, 2021

The US box office just had a horrible year. 2021 may not be mu...
Theatrical

With the coronavirus pandemic shuttering theaters for months on end and major blockbusters delayed into an unforeseeable future, 2020 was one of the worst years in domestic box office history.The ...

CNN
January 14, 2021

AMC Entertainment Raises $100M, Slams Warner Bros.
Theatrical

Struggling AMC Entertainment said it risks running out funds in January. In its latest warning cry, it said it needs $750 million “to remain viable” through 2021. Even if it raises that, it sti...

Deadline
December 11, 2020

Global Cinema Industry Set to Lose $32 Billion in 2020, Says O...
Streaming - Theatrical

The global cinema industry is set to lose $32 billion in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a 71.5% reduction in box office revenue compared to 2019, according to a recent report by media and tech res...

Variety
December 10, 2020

Why an All-Streaming Movie World Won’t Look Like You Think I...
Streaming - Theatrical

When Warner Bros. made the seismic announcement last week that its entire slate of 2021 releases — 17 films, including “The Matrix 4,” “Dune,” “In the Heights,” and “The Suicide Squad...

Variety
December 7, 2020

‘Croods 2’ tops troubled Thanksgiving box office w...
Streaming - Theatrical

The family film actually did better than expected considering the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, resulting in hundreds of theater reclosures in recent days. For the full story, visit ...

Hollywood Reporter
November 30, 2020

Moviegoing Teeters After 700 Theaters Reclose Overnight in Nor...
Streaming - Theatrical

Amid an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases, 646 theaters closed late last week in the U.S. along with 60 locations in Canada. For the full story, visit Hollywood Reporter  -  https://www.hollywood...

Hollywood Reporter
November 23, 2020

Universal reaches deal with Canada’s Cineplex allowing for e...
Streaming - Theatrical

The pact, announced Friday, mirrors similar agreements that the studio reached on July 28 with AMC Theatres and on Nov. 17 with the Cinemark chain. For the full story, visit Variety  -  https://v...

Variety
November 20, 2020

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to debut both on HBO Max and in theate...
Streaming - Theatrical

After much speculation, Warner Bros. announced that the superhero sequel will debut on the streaming service HBO Max on Dec. 25, the same day it will open in U.S. movie theaters. For the full story...

Variety
November 19, 2020

Behind Universal’s bold bet to shorten the theatrical window
Streaming - Theatrical

In inking deals with exhibitors to send films to homes earlier in exchange for a slice of premium on-demand revenue, studio chief Donna Langley sees the result as "additive, not the opposite." For ...

Hollywood Reporter
November 18, 2020

Universal, Cinemark strike historic deal shrinking theatrical ...
Streaming - Theatrical

Any Universal film that doesn't open to $50 million or higher will have Cinemark's blessing to make its PVOD debut after 17 days, versus a month. For the full story, visit Hollywood Reporter  -  ...

Hollywood Reporter
November 17, 2020

Movie theater stocks rebound as drugmakers say vaccine is more...
Health & Beauty - Retail - Theatrical

On Monday, trial data indicated Pfizer and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective… For the full story, visit CNBC  -  https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/09/movie-theater-stocks-rall...

CNBC
November 9, 2020

Cinemark adopts “dynamic” approach to theatrical windows i...
Theatrical

The major exhibitor has started taking a “dynamic” approach to theatrical windows, negotiating release terms on a film-by-film basis in a concession to COVID-19. For the full story, visit Dead...

Deadline
November 5, 2020

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