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Cineworld plans to file its reorganization plan by Oct. 31, an attorney for the giant chain said today at a hearing. It also won’t be forced to state its case in a Canadian appeals court next month for reneging on a merger agreement with Cineplex. Judge Marvin Isgur of the Southern District of Texas, who
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With Hurricane Ian en route to hit Florida’s Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning, Deadline hears that nearly 80 movie theaters have closed throughout Tampa, Orlando, the Panhandle and southwestern part of the state. This includes such properties as the spruced-up Regal Naples, the Regal Hollywood 18, the AMC Veterans Expressway 24 in Tampa, the AMC
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In response to recent speculation, Cineworld has provided an update to its August 17 announcement regarding an evaluation of strategic options to both obtain additional liquidity and potentially restructure its balance sheet through a comprehensive deleveraging transaction. Reiterating that Cineworld’s theaters, including the Regal chain in the U.S., are “open for business as usual and
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Cineworld, the globe’s second largest exhibitor, today provided an update on its current trading, liquidity position and capital structure. The company, which also owns Regal in the U.S., said it is in “active discussions with various stakeholders and is evaluating various strategic options to both obtain additional liquidity and potentially restructure its balance sheet through
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Editor’s note: Mooky Greidinger is CEO of the world’s second-largest exhibitor, Cineworld, which also owns Regal in the U.S. A staunch supporter of the theatrical experience, Greidinger grew up in the industry and is avowedly passionate about the movie business. But as Oscars weekend arrives, he is confounded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts
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“There are real grounds for optimism in our industry,” Cineworld CEO Mooky Greidinger beamed today as the world’s second largest exhibitor issued a trading update. The company reached “an important milestone” in its recovery, generating positive cash flow in October, it said in the statement. Although it didn’t get into exact figures, Cineworld did report
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Cineworld Group today reported its first-ever annual operating loss with the figure dropping over $2.98B in 2020 as compared to 2019. The previous year had seen profits of $724.7M while the period ended December 31, 2020 was at a negative $2,257.7M. The results were severely impacted by the Covid pandemic which forced the group to
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Cineworld and Warner Bros have hatched a multi-year agreement that will see the No. 2 global exhibitor show the studio’s 2021 theatrical and HBO Max day-and-date titles in the U.S. as of their theatrical release. Then, beginning in 2022, Warner Bros theatrical releases will have a 45-day window of theatrical exclusivity at Cineworld’s Regal chain
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Financially hurting cinema advertising network National CineMedia has inked a deal to run ads with Coinstar, a big operator of supermarket coin-counting kiosks. With the exhibition business on the Covid-19 skids, the agreement helps expand National CineMedia’s digital-out-of-home footprint by extending its movie-centric entertainment content, trivia, and advertising beyond movie theaters to complementary venues. It
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In a major sign of confidence in the future of theatrical moviegoing, Cineworld Group, the world’s second largest exhibitor and owner of Regal in the U.S., has secured significant additional liquidity that will help ensure its future despite ongoing challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a new debt facility of $450M, while further
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Studio Movie Grill, the in-theater dining chain with seven California locations has filed for bankruptcy, one of the first leading exhibitors to officially buckle under pandemic-related financial stress. The Dallas-based company filed for Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. It will continue to operate but reorganize with the protections
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Exhibitors in New York State are speed dialing former staffers and bookers after a surprise weekend announcement by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that long-shuttered cinemas can reopen Friday under guidelines expected early this week. Joseph Masher, president of NATO New York and CEO of family-owned Bowtie Cinemas, anticipates the long-awaited state playbook will pretty much echo
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As the exhibition industry teeters, global cinema owners beseeched New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reopen theaters in areas of the state with low infection rates. The response was not promising. The executive committee of the Global Cinema Federation — led by Alejandro Ramirez Magaña, CEO of Cinépolis, in a letter to the governor Wednesday,
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EXCLUSIVE: No, it’s not all bad news for exhibition out there in the pandemic. Deadline has learned that seven Regal theaters–the only ones in the Cineworld owned U.S. chain– will remain open in California. The news comes after Cineworld announced that it was closing its UK locations and its Regal chain earlier this week on
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New York City will shutter nonessential businesses again in new COVID clusters in Brooklyn and Queens and restrict restaurants to takeout only as well as shutting schools and clamping down on religious services and mass gatherings, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. The measures, under a newly unveiled ‘Cluster Action Plan,’ are stricter than what Cuomo
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The town is still shell-shocked by yesterday’s news about Cineworld’s pending indefinite shutdown of its UK theaters this coming week. What we’re hearing now looks to be an expected partial shutdown of the U.S. No. 2 chain Regal. Cineworld tweeted out this morning the following statement, “We can confirm we are considering the temporary closure
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A federal judge Tuesday upheld New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy’s closure of movie theaters in the state, dismissing a motion for an injunction by the National Association of Theatre Owners and five cinema chains that would have allowed them to open their doors. Judge Brian Martinotti ruled that the state is not infringing on the
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Broadway theaters aren’t expected to reopen in New York City for quite a long time, Deadline sources saying not before 2021. And according to New York State governor’s recent reopening phase plan, indoor cinemas are in the same final phase 4 classification as Broadway theaters, entertainment venues, museums and arts and recreation businesses. Yikes. Weren’t
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Editors’ Note: As Deadline continues its Coping With COVID-19 Crisis series on the struggles of people in the entertainment industry impacted by the coronavirus-related shutdowns and layoffs, today we continue our latest series, Reopening Hollywood, focused on the incredibly complicated effort to get the industry back on its feet while ensuring the safety of everyone involved. We
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