Exclusive: For all the headlines today that everything is coming up roses with exhibition after Pfizer’s good news about a Covid-19 vaccine, Regal Cinemas
, will shutter the 18 locations the chain left open in New York and California, effective Thursday. Those sites will stay closed now with the rest of the U.S. chain until further notice. We’re getting word from a number of distribution sources about Regal
’s recent closings as they’ve received an official note from the chain. When Deadline reached out to Regal, we received no response.
Despite closing down the entire chain last month, Regal kept seven California sites open thereafter, including its newly refurbished Irvine Spectrum, which was a top grossing venue for Christopher Nolan
Following New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo
’s greenlight for movie theaters to reopen, Regal went ahead and turned the lights on at 11 sites in the Empire state on Oct.