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Is Wonder Woman 1984 Going to HBO Max Immediately After Movie Theaters?

2020 was the year that cinema halls lost the fight to the global health emergency. The only notable bid-budget movie to dare release in theaters was Tenet, and its box-office performance scared other studios enough to postpone their own big-budget movies by several months to a full year. The last potential blockbuster still resolutely sticking to its 2020 release date is Wonder Woman 1984, and now, according to a Bloomberg report, Warner Bros.’ new strategy for the movie seems to be to release it online on HBO Max two weeks after the theatrical release.

“[Wonder Woman 1984] may appear on AT&T Inc.’s HBO Max just a week or two after its release… AT&T’s WarnerMedia is in the final stages of deliberations over the fate of the film… While the studio could delay the movie until next year, the quick-to-home-video release is another option gaining support, said the people,

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Why a return to malls, movie theaters and normal life is still a long winter away

Pfizer’s announcement Monday of a potentially effective coronavirus vaccine triggered a wave of hope and optimism, renewing some expectations that life in the U.S. could return to normal sometime in 2021.

Normal, however, is a ways away. Not every aspect of society will bounce back immediately, with rollouts of the vaccines starting with essential workers and plans dictating numerous phases of reopening, experts said.

And a vaccine, even one with promising early results, cannot do anything to stop a grueling winter, with outbreaks growing rapidly across the country and record hospitalization rates threatening to overwhelm health care resources.

Vaccines remain humanity’s best hope of averting more widespread death and restoring society, but they cannot be looked at as an endpoint just yet.

“If a vaccine becomes available in April, that won’t help us with the peak in the winter, what we’re going to face in December and January,” said Ali

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Reboot will not get release date until movie theaters reopen

Fans have been eagerly anticipating seeing anything from the new MORTAL KOMBAT reboot but, according to producer and head of Broken Road Pictures Todd Garner, we won’t be seeing anything from the film until more movie theaters reopen.

News on the status of the reboot came from Garner via Twitter. A fan, in response to one of his recent tweets, asked if fans might get a “surprise reveal” regarding the film. Unfortunately, Garner had to rain on the parade a bit by revealing the film is currently conducting a few days of reshoots that were originally scheduled to take place in March. Hollywood went dark in March due to the global pandemic and this has caused the film’s release date to come into question. According to Garner, that won’t gain any traction until movie theaters stabilize a bit:

“Well, I thought by the casts’ social media you would’ve figured

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Iron John in Philadelphia at Temple Theaters 2020

Say his name three times on a moonless night down by the lake and… wait… did anyone else hear that?

Using tropes of suspense and mystery to tell a story of racial violence, the new musical, Iron John, is an exploration of how the past can literally haunt the future. Based on the Grimm Fairy Tale, “Der Eisenhans,” or “Iron John,” and adapted by Jacinth Greywoode and Rebecca Hart, the musical was featured at the 31st Annual National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) Festival of New Musicals and The New Works Festival at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.

Produced by Temple Theaters and directed by Christopher Windom who has worked extensively on Broadway and in national tours (and recently in Film for the Aretha Franklin Biopic “Respect”), Iron John will be streamed on NOVEMBER 13th and 14th at 7:30PM with a cast of local Temple student musical theater performers. The FREE show

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For Germany’s Theaters, a Reluctant Intermission

MUNICH — Before a second nationwide lockdown went into effect in early November, Germany’s theaters — and their audiences — had been adjusting to measures that allowed a semblance of normal cultural life in the midst of the pandemic. Mandatory masks, spread-out seating plans and pragmatic program changes all ensured that the country’s playhouses were operating safely.

But after two months of performing under these changed circumstances, theaters seemed taken aback when, on Oct. 28, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced they would have to close again. This time around, they have not gone gently.

Officially, the second lockdown will last only a month, but few companies expect to return to the stage in early December. Faced with the threat of indefinite closure, they have reacted with refreshing chutzpah, challenging politicians to consider live performance as an essential service rather than a leisure activity.

“There is no danger of infection if you

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Mortal Kombat Reboot Won’t Get a Trailer or Release Date Until Movie Theaters Reopen

Mortal Kombat fans who have been eagerly awaiting the new movie will have to exercise some patience. Todd Garner, head of Broken Road Pictures and a producer on the upcoming reboot, has revealed that the movie is currently without a release date. This means that we shouldn’t expect a trailer online any time soon. At least not until the situation with movie theaters stabilizes a bit.

The reveal came from Todd Garner on Twitter. A fan, in response to one of his recent tweets, asked if we might expect any “surprise reveal” regarding the Mortal Kombat reboot. Garner, unfortunately, had to step in and pour some cold water on the situation. The movie is currently conducting a few days of reshoots that were originally scheduled to take place back in March. Meanwhile, they are waiting for a new release date. Here’s what Garner had to say about it.

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Steven Yeun drama ‘Minari’ will run in N.Y. and L.A. theaters, expand later

Lee Isaac Chung’s “Minari” has been one of the best reviewed films of the year, starting its journey at the Sundance Film Festival in January, where it won the audience and grand jury prize. One of the big questions has surrounded its theatrical release plan, and Variety has learned exclusively that the film will have a qualifying run in New York and Los Angeles on Dec. 11 with a wider rollout beginning on Feb. 12, which is the Korean New Year. The film will continue its expansion going into Oscar nominations, currently scheduled for March 15, 2021.

The film follows a Korean family in the 1980s as they move to a farm in rural Alabama.

The A24 film has received outstanding reviews thus far, currently sitting at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film is proving to be a strong player in categories like best picture and director, and star Steven

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‘Mulan’ star Chen Tang was ‘a little bit disappointed’ about the movie heading to Disney Plus, but is hopeful it will play in theaters one day

  • Disney’s live-action “Mulan” was postponed multiple times from a March 27 release due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
  • It was eventually released on Disney Plus on September 4 as a premium option to subscribers.
  • “I wasn’t super bummed that it was going on Disney Plus,” “Mulan” star Chen Tang recently told Insider while discussing the film and his role on season two of Cinemax’s “Warrior.” “It was surprising and I was a little bit disappointed simply because we shot it big.”
  • Tang said he hopes fans get to experience the film on the big screen as it was meant to be seen one day when theaters can open safely.

Disney’s live-action “Mulan” was originally supposed to hit theaters on March 27, but instead premiered on Disney Plus after many delays. Still, one of the film’s stars said he hopes that fans will one day get to see it on the

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Temple Theaters Digital Season Presents IRON JOHN: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY

Iron John will be streamed on November 13th and 14th at 7:30PM.

Temple Theaters Digital Season Presents IRON JOHN: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY

Say his name three times on a moonless night down by the lake and… wait… did anyone else hear that?

Using tropes of suspense and mystery to tell a story of racial violence, the new musical, Iron John, is an exploration of how the past can literally haunt the future. Based on the Grimm Fairy Tale, “Der Eisenhans,” or “Iron John,” and adapted by Jacinth Greywoode and Rebecca Hart, the musical was featured at the 31st Annual National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) Festival of New Musicals and The New Works Festival at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.

Produced by Temple Theaters and directed by Christopher Windom who has worked extensively on Broadway and in national tours (and recently in Film for the Aretha Franklin Biopic “Respect”), Iron John will be streamed on November 13th and 14th at 7:30PM with

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Struggling Movie Theaters See Glimmer of Hope Following Coronavirus Vaccine News

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News of a potential coronavirus vaccine sent shares of movie theater chains soaring on Monday. For the first time in a long time, it seems, cinema owners and investors see hope for a sector that has been decimated by the public health crisis.

“We have not heard good news for awhile, and this is unqualified good news,” says Rich Gelfond, CEO of Imax Entertainment. “This is potentially a game changer. It gives us greater clarity about when and how this pandemic may end.”

Buoyed by the announcement, AMC Theatres’ stock rose 51.4%, Cineworld shares jumped 40.25%, Cinemark stock climbed 45.17%, and Imax shares got an 18.61% boost. To be fair, the share prices were a fraction of what they were pre-pandemic. For instance, AMC closed the day at $3.77 a share, less than half of what shares were trading in February.

Despite Wall

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