AMC CEO Says Requiring Patrons Wear Masks Could Become A “Political Controversy” – A Key Recommendation By CDC To Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Theater chains Cinemark, Regal, and AMC have released their new “safety policies” for reopening theaters but none are making masks worn by patrons a requirement. UPDATE: AMC is reversing their policy via Variety and are now requiring guests to wear masks after backlash from CEO Adam Aron’s comments from yesterday. ‚ÄúThis announcement prompted an intenseContinue reading “AMC CEO Says Requiring Patrons Wear Masks Could Become A “Political Controversy” – A Key Recommendation By CDC To Prevent Spread of Coronavirus”

‘Avatar’ Sequels Have Officially Resumed Production In New Zealand

Yesterday, producer Jon Landau announced via his Instagram account (has oddly removed all his previous tweets) that the Avatar sequels have now resumed the live-action portion of the filming in Wellington, New Zealand. Production is taking place at the Stone Street Studios facility. Jon posted this image from the set. LANDAU: “Used my iPhone toContinue reading “‘Avatar’ Sequels Have Officially Resumed Production In New Zealand”

Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?

We’ve all seen studios, exhibitors, and even moviegoers placing their guesses when the eventual widespread reopening of theaters will happening nationwide in the United States. As a majority of theaters have closed after cases of Coronavirus exploded over the last couple of months with the American death toll inching towards 110,000 via Johns Hopkins and counting.  ThereContinue reading “Reopening Theaters Too Soon Risking Health of Moviegoers, Employees, and Industry Recovery?”