Cineworld delays reopening of UK cinemas to 31 July

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Cineworld has pushed again the reopening of its UK and US cinemas to 31 July, blaming a delay in new movie releases.

The world’s second-largest cinema chain had beforehand introduced cinemas in each nations would open on 10 July.

Cineworld stated movies together with Mulan and Tenet had been delayed from July to August.

In a press release, the corporate stated the transfer was “in line with recent adjustments to the schedule of upcoming movie releases”.

When it does open its doorways, Cineworld says there shall be a quantity of measures in place to cut back the danger of coronavirus transmission, together with contactless funds and seating capability limits in step with native laws.

Earlier this 12 months, the coronavirus pandemic pressured Cineworld to shut its 787 cinemas in 10 nations, whereas company bosses waived their salaries and bonuses.

The UK-based agency additionally halted dividend funds to mitigate the affect on buying and selling.

Cineworld chief govt Mooky Greidinger stated different movies that may display screen this summer time embody A Quiet Place Part II, The Broken Hearts Gallery, Bill & Ted Face the Music and Antebellum, in addition to a re-release of Christopher Nolan’s Inception on Imax.

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