Movie theaters and COVID-19 What to expect In 2021
We All Think That The Year of 2020 Is Completely Wash out by Covid-19.But Now We have A year after the 2020 summer-movie season evaporated before Hollywood’s eyes as COVID-19 sent the entertainment industry into chaos, people are getting vaccinated, shuttered movie theaters are humming back to life and it’s not just the weather that seems a bit sunnier and brighter.
“I think we're going to have a summer-movie season. We're definitely on the right track,” says Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for Comscore.
Plus, heading into April, more than half of America’s movie theaters, including New York City and L.A. screens, are back in business: AMC Theatres, the largest chain in America, has reopened 98% of their cinemas and Regal, the second largest, is beginning its reopening April 2 to house “Godzilla vs. Kong” as it crashes into theaters Wednesday.

There are some heavy hitters on the docket, including “A Quiet Place Part II” (May 28), “F9” (June 25) and “Top Gun: Maverick” (July 2), plus films like “Cruella” (May 28), “Black Widow” (July 9) and “The Suicide Squad” (Aug. 6) hitting theaters and streaming services simultaneously.
And you won't have to wait: Starting with "Nobody" this week "we are entering a period where we are going to have bigger movies back in theaters on a regular basis," says managing editor Erik Davis.
Adults and children returning to theaters can plan on masks, social distancing and COVID protocols along with trailers and popcorn. And for the next several weeks, the movie industry has to pay attention to the science, the chances for viral spikes and overall “how we're doing as a society,” Bock says. “And if we're good, we're going to get a summer-movie season.” We All need to cover our mouths with masks.