Theaters, the largest movie channel in North America, will limit attendance to all screenings to 50 to comply with the latest CDC guidelines for social distancing.
However, in Los Angeles and NY, theaters have just been ordered closed by the cities' respective mayors; this follows similar prohibitions on any places people gather, like restaurants and bars.
That said, the global box office already suffered a seven billion dollar loss with theaters overseas leading the way in shuttering to prevent the spread of the disease.
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But the largest chains in North America - AMC, Regal Cinemas and Cinemark - have tried to keep their doors open.
Over the weekend, the chains began to limit theater capacity to 50%. They have pledged to thoroughly clean theaters in between showings. More people went to the movies the weekend after September 11, 2001. These closings have already reduced global revenues. Concerts have been called off. Elton John was the latest.
Festivals, including South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, and the Tribeca Film Festival in NY, have been canceled or delayed. The loss could jump by another $10 billion after May, notes The Hollywood Reporter, which also points out that it is unknown if insurance can even recoup the losses. Other major releases, including "Mulan" by Disney and "Die Another Day" by James Bond, have been postponed. Theaters could potentially play older films to help them get by.
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