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Netflix falls short on new subscribers as pandemic boost fizzles

Netflix falls short on new subscribers as pandemic boost fizzles

By: Lisa Richwine, Ayanti Bera
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 20th, 2020
Netflix Inc NFLX.O on Tuesday posted its weakest subscriber gains in four years as streaming competition increased, pandemic restrictions eased and live sports returned to television.
Disney, signaling coronavirus effects will last well into next year, announces months-long delays for its biggest movies

Disney, signaling coronavirus effects will last well into next year, announces months-long delays for its biggest movies

By: Steven Zeitchik
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: September 24th, 2020
Disney massively overhauled its release calendar Wednesday, delaying its biggest films until well into 2021, a sign that the entertainment company has determined there is little future for theatrical moviegoing in the United States while the coronavirus pandemic remains unchecked..
‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Delayed as Pandemic Slows U.S. Theater Reopenings - WSJ

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Delayed as Pandemic Slows U.S. Theater Reopenings

By: R.T. Watson
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: September 11th, 2020
Warner Bros. postpones movie’s release from Oct. 2 to a date later this year.
'Tenet' scores $20 million in biggest domestic opening since pandemic

‘Tenet’ scores $20 million in biggest domestic opening since pandemic upended movie industry

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 6th, 2020
Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” garnered an estimated $20.2 million in ticket sales over Labor Day weekend.
AMC's reopened theaters sold out almost everywhere, CEO says _ Fox Business

AMC's reopened theaters sold out almost everywhere, CEO says

By: Blair Shiff
Source: Fox Business
Date of Publication: August 20th, 2020
15-cent ticket prices may be driving people back to the movies.
Disney revenue dropped more than $8 billion last quarter as pandemic took its toll

Disney revenue dropped more than $8 billion last quarter as pandemic took its toll

By: Steven Zeitchik
Source: The Washington Post
Disney revealed that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic it took in just $11.8 billion in revenue and $1 billion in operating income in the three-month period that ended in June, compared to the $20.25 billion in revenue and $4 billion in operating income it generated over the same time period last year.
Q&A_ Cineworld CEO on re-opening Regal theaters in U

Q&A: Cineworld CEO on re-opening Regal theaters in U.S.

By: Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer
Source: ABC News
Date of Publication: August 7th, 2020
Regal movie theaters have been closed for almost five months in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they are gearing up to open on August 21.
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Netflix’s New Co-CEO Ted Sarandos Says Streamer Shooting In LA This Week; COVID-19 Safety Protocols To Be “Permanent Part Of Production”

By: Dominic Patten
Source: Deadline
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
As the world outside North America hesitantly moves back into film and TV production out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Netflix’s newly minted co-CEO believes the entertainment industry will never be the same – but things are “ramping up”
Disney's 'Mulan' coming to Disney+ in September for $29

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ coming to Disney+ in September for $29.99

By: Sarah Whitten
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: August 4th, 2020
Disney said on Tuesday, in a surprise move, that its blockbuster feature “Mulan,” which has been delayed from its theatrical release since mid-March, will hit Disney+ on Sept. 4, for a premium price of $29.99.
AMC, Universal Agree to Trim Theatrical Window Before Movies Go Online - WSJ

AMC, Universal Agree to Trim Theatrical Window Before Movies Go Online

By: R.T. Watson
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 28th, 2020
Deal reduces period from months to weeks during which films appear in cinemas before being released for home viewing.