September 2020

AMC to Reopen 70% of Theaters for ‘Tenet’ Debut

AMC Entertainment will reopen an additional 140 theaters this weekend for the debut of ‘Tenet’ in the United States. That will bring AMC’s current open theater count to 420, which is 70%of AMC’s entire circuit. In a statement, CEO Adam Aron spoke about how AMC has been effectively executing social distancing measures in theaters. He particularly highlighted the use of “seat blocking,” “contactless ticketing” and “enhanced cleaning procedures.” Guests returning to AMC can do so knowing that we’ve been in constant dialogue with top scientists and experts in public health and cleaning.., Adam Aron, via 'Complex'.... about how best to reopen our theaters in ways that will be responsible and welcoming, Adam Aron, via 'Complex' According to ‘Complex,’ AMC anticipates reopening in California, New Jersey and other areas in the near future, as permitted by state and local officials. Los Angeles reportedly “remains up in the air,” with operations possibly resuming in late September or early October.