Most movie-goers will return if there’s health protocols, new big movies: Theatre owners association CEO
National Association of Theatre Owners President and CEO John Fithian gives his thoughts on the future of the movie theater industry in wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
After a flurry of release date changes, "Wonder Woman 1984" is now set for a joint release on Christmas Day both in theaters and on HBO Max.
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According to a news release obtained by Fox Business, the flick will debut in international theaters Dec. 16 before hitting Warner Bros. Pictures' streaming service, HBO Max, on Dec. 25.
The film will remain on the streamer for a month for no extra cost to subscribers.
“As we navigate these unprecedented times, we’ve had to be innovative in keeping our businesses moving forward while continuing to super-serve our fans,” Ann Sarnoff, WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group chair and CEO said. “This is an amazing film that really comes to life on the big screen and, working with our partners in the exhibition community, we will provide that option to consumers in the U.S. where theaters are open."
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