Jon Stewart’s ‘Irresistible’ with Steve Carell skips theaters for video-on-demand

Irresistible has joined the long list of films skipping theaters amid the coronavirus pandemic.  On Friday, Focus Features announced the second feature-length movie from writer-director Jon Stewart would head straight to video-on-demand starting June 26. The film will be available … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: New York City to limit restaurants and bars to take-out and delivery, movie theaters to shut

Nightclubs, movie theaters and small theater houses as well as concert venues have been ordered to close, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

AMC & Regal movie theaters will now only sell 50% of tickets to help social distancing practices

AMC and Regal, two of the nation’s largest movie theater chains, are immediately implementing social distancing measures to help prevent spreading the coronavirus.  Both theaters will be cutting down theater capacity by half, selling only 50 percent of seats for … Read more…

Broadway theaters tell sick patrons to stay home amid coronavirus fears

The nation’s coronavirus scare has not as yet impacted Broadway production schedules, with all shows currently playing as planned in theaters scrubbed and disinfected with extra vigor and stocked with additional sanitizer dispensers. And producers are urging ticket-holders with cold … Read more…

China’s theaters, studios protest against deal to stream movie online for free

Chinese theaters and film studios are protesting a deal by Huanxi Media Group to premiere its new movie “Lost in Russia” on Bytedance’s online platforms, with some saying it was “trampling” and “destroying” China’s cinema industry. Reuters: Entertainment News BEST … Read more…