Monday was an atrocious day at the box office, and yesterday even worse, and you can see the results for yourself below. Not that Monday is ever a great moviegoing day (except whenever there’s a big event movie in the marketplace), but those movies in the top 10 dropped 70% or steeper from their Sunday results. Tuesday, given that it’s a discount move day, largely sees a spike over Monday’s numbers. That didn’t happen. While we’ve included the weekend theater counts, they’re not reflective of Monday and Tuesday’s business as several cinemas have closed. I’m told whatever cinemas in New York that were open Monday reported (both L.A.’s and NY’s forced closures went into effect Tuesday AM). Los Angeles’ box office figure were also included in Monday’s numbers below, through I hear theaters were pretty empty. … [Read more...] about Box Office Fades To Black As Coronavirus Shuts Down 4K North American Theaters Into May: Where The Studios Stand & What’s Next?
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Howell, also a founding member of Powell Tate, was named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Cable” in 2012 and 2013 by CableFax and was that group’s PR Person of the year in 2009. In 2006 she received the Women in Cable Telecommunications Touchstones of Leadership Communicator Award. … [Read more...] about Crown Media Family Networks Appoints Annie Howell As Chief Communications Officer
Mercurio most recently was global chief communications officer for the Bitfury Group, a blockchain and AI software company, and the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications. Before that, he had senior strategic roles at Purple Strategies and Burson-Marsteller. … [Read more...] about John Mercurio Joins MPA As Senior VP, Corporate Communications
While Warner Bros. and Disney have tested the waters at the box office with the releases of Tenet and The New Mutants, Sony Pictues will not be following in their footsteps. At least not any time soon. The studio has confirmed that it will not be releasing any major blockbusters in theaters until things return to normal, or at least something much closer to normal. That means movies like Venom 2 could be even further away than previously expected, depending on how things shake out. … [Read more...] about Sony Pictures Refuses to Put Big Movies in Theaters Until the Pandemic Is Done
AMC last week set a mid-August reopening before Warner Bros. announced its new release date of Sept. 3 for Tenet in select cities (which will be announced). Cinemark has yet to announce their reopening. As I talk to sources, it’s still unclear when the light will shine at the end of the tunnel for the mega-moviegoing markets of New York and California. … [Read more...] about Regal Cinemas Sets Mid-August Reopening In Time For ‘Tenet’ Labor Day Weekend Release