Christopher Nolan and Steve McQueen Part of UK Petition to Save Movie Theaters

Christopher Nolan and Steve McQueen Part of UK Petition to Save Movie Theaters
With the on-going global pandemic continuing to wreak havoc on nearly every facet of daily life, Hollywood’s top directors are hoping to get some help for movie theaters. With theaters suffering around the world, many closed for going on a year, it’s hoped that the names behind the biggest blockbusters can add some influence and gain them support.

More than 40 directors and Hollywood personalities, including Christopher Nolan, Steve McQueen, and Ridley Scott have signed their names to a petition calling for the UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to provide funding for struggling movie theaters. “We recognise the support that government has already been able to provide,” the group says. “But we fear that this will not be enough, with the challenges being most acute for those larger cinema operators who have not been able to access any tailored funding.”

The petition says theaters are “standing on the edge of
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