The Marvel Cinematic Universe and different big-budget flicks could possibly be the important thing to saving film theaters, one A-list actor stated.
As film theaters throughout the USA have been floundering through the COVID-19 pandemic, Tom Hanks says he believes they may “completely” live on.
However Hanks advised Collider his new movie, “Information of the World,” will be the final film geared towards adults that’s proven in theaters.
“As a result of after this, with a purpose to assure that individuals present up once more, we’re going to have the Marvel Universe and all kinds of franchises,” Hanks stated. “And a few of these films are nice. You need to see them writ giant as a result of truly watching it at residence in your sofa truly may diminish them someplace, in some way, of their visible punch.”
Regal Cinemas has closed all 536 of its theaters, McClatchy Information reported in October. AMC Theatres stated the identical month that t could run out of money by the top of 2020 or early 2021, the Kansas Metropolis Star reported.
As film theaters have been compelled to shut throughout the nation and People had social distancing in thoughts, drive-in theaters rose in popularity again.
Warner Bros. already introduced all of its 2021 films, which embody “Dune,” “Godzilla vs. Kong” and “Matrix 4,” will stream on HBO Max they identical day they’re launched in theaters.
Hanks stated the change to streaming was a “gradual practice coming.”
“I believe there’ll be an terrible lot of films that’ll solely be streamed, and it’ll be tremendous to see them that manner, as a result of they’re truly constructed and made and constructed for someone’s fairly good widescreen TV at their properties,” he advised Collider.
However moviegoers are likely to flock to theaters for the Marvel films. 5 of the highest 12 highest-grossing movies of all time are Marvel movies launched within the final eight years, in accordance with Field Workplace Mojo.
Motion pictures throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe will hit theaters subsequent yr after being sidelined in 2020. “Black Widow,” “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” “The Eternals” and the subsequent “Spider-Man” film are tentatively scheduled to be released in 2021, in accordance with Cinema Mix.