AMC has unveiled a plan to reopen two-thirds of its chains by September 3rd, with 100 locations reopening as early as August 20th. Implementing multiple coronavirus measures, requiring masks for customers and employees, while enforcing reduced auditorium capacities, enhanced cleaning and social distancing standards, The company added that it would sell masks at the theater for a dollar.
“Masks are required for guests and crew throughout the theater,” according to AMC’s website. “Your mask must cover your nose and mouth and fit snugly around your face and chin. Neck gaiters, open-chin bandanas and masks with vents or exhalation valves are not acceptable at this time.” The company added that it would sell masks at the theater for a dollar.
AMC said the rest of its locations will reopen when local governments allow it, but All its cinemas in Europe and the Middle East will be open by August 26th.
Once they reopen, theaters will feature new films like The New Mutants and Christopher Nolan’s much-anticipated Tenet, but will fill out its slate with classic and older movies like Back to the Future and Black Panther. It also promised perks for customers like $5 food and beverage specials.
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