‘Tenet’ had kept its release date for the reopening of cinemas, however, it has been forced to delay its arrival in theaters, considering it would be a great success for Christopher Nolan.
The arrival of big-budget sci-fi spy film Christopher Nolan ” Tenet ” will finally happen on July 31 , Warner Bros. announced Friday . After sticking to the release date, they had to make some changes.
The studio said it would delay the release by two weeks and would instead re-air Nolan’s 2010 sci-fi blockbuster ” Inception ” in mid-July. A measure to avoid millionaire losses in one of your big bets.
The release date of “Tenet” has been closely watched in every corner of the film industry, which has faced closed cinemas due to the coronavirus since mid-March. Movie theaters plan to reopen in July for a very different summer season than the industry had planned.
The Marvel movie ” Black Widow ” and the ninth installment of the “Fast & Furious” franchise , expected to arrive in early summer, have delayed their releases.
Warner Bros. also announced on Friday that “Wonder Woman 1984,” a sequel to its 2017 hit, would go from a release in August to October 2. “Tenet” will hit theaters a week after the release of Disney’s live-action version of ” Mulan ” on July 24.
When the studio released the movie trailer in May, it didn’t include a release date, it just said, “Coming to theaters . ” The film stars John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, and Michael Caine.
AMC Theaters, the world’s largest theater operator, said this week that it expects to have at least 97% of its venues open by mid-July. The National Association of Theater Owners , the trade group that represents exhibitors, expects that 90 to 95% of theaters worldwide will also open at that time.
Instead of packing multiplexes, AMC says it will keep its cinemas 25-50% full to ensure social distancing. Those will not be the only changes. The concessions will be ordered through an application and the theaters will undergo periodic cleanings, AMC said.