Warner-affiliated distributor Village Roadshow has confirmed that paid preview screenings of “Tenet” will go ahead in all but one state during the weekend of Saturday Aug. 22 and Sunday Aug. 23. The film’s official local release in Australia is on Aug. 27.
The Wanda-owned Hoyts chain confirmed that it will be one of the circuits holding advance previews from next weekend. Tickets go on sale from Friday. In the U.K. they are already available.
One Australian state is certain to miss out on the festivities. Victoria, which includes the country’s second most populous city, Melbourne, is currently in a state of lockdown after a recent flare-up in coronavirus cases. The state government announced a state of disaster on Aug. 2.
With the exception of Victoria, Australian cinemas are only slowly heading back to normal.