The COVID-19 coronavirus has achieved its job of making certain that 2020 is a fairly terrible 12 months throughout, having now contaminated over 20.5 million individuals worldwide with a loss of life toll reaching 750,000. And as if the impact it’s had on the well being of individuals isn’t unhealthy sufficient, it’s additionally made for a extremely boring 12 months for individuals who are social distancing to keep away from contracting the virus. With almost no main occasions being secure to attend, social gatherings frowned upon, and nearly all of film theaters closed, there’s not so much for individuals to do outdoors their properties.
And although the talk rages on over whether or not the financial system ought to absolutely reopen, many firms which have been impacted by long-term closures through the outbreak have determined to start firing again up now. Amongst these is the biggest theater chain on this planet, AMC Theatres, who analysts predicted wouldn’t survive the pandemic in any respect.
The chain will start reopening almost 100 places on August 20th, scorching on the heels of CEO Adam Aron claiming confidently that the corporate has survived COVID-19. Nonetheless, he’s additionally confirmed that new and expansive cleansing prices will in the end be handed on to the buyer, assumedly by means of elevated ticket costs and costlier concessions.
However anybody all in favour of attending instantly will get an opportunity to keep away from these further prices, as August 20th marks the 100th Anniversary of AMC Leisure, and Aron has introduced that the chain will probably be providing 15-cent tickets on its particular reopening day to have a good time the occasion.
In his assertion, he excitedly acknowledged:
We’re thrilled to as soon as once more open our doorways to American moviegoers who’re searching for a chance to get out of their homes and residences and escape into the magic of the films. As our visitors return on our first day of resumed operations on August 20, we invite them to affix us in celebrating a return to the films, and in celebrating 100 years of AMC making smiles occur with motion pictures at 1920 costs of solely 15 cents every.
AMC Theatres is anticipated to open upwards of 300 extra places in subsequent few weeks main as much as main upcoming releases like Christopher Nolan’s Tenet and and the X-Males spinoff The New Mutants. Within the meantime, different promotions embrace some basic movies returning to the large display for a restricted time, reminiscent of Again to the Future, Ghostbusters, Inception and extra. However will these 15-cent tickets be sufficient to attract of us in on opening day? We’ll have to attend and see.