AMC to offer 15-cent tickets on first day of reopening
NEW YORK AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie. AMC theaters have reopened in numerous international countries but have remained shuttered in the U.S. since March. During its opening-day promotion, AMC will show catalog films, including Ghostbusters, Black Panther," Back to the Future and Grease." AMC confirmed that Disney's much-delayed New Mutants will debut in theaters Aug. 28, with Christopher Nolan's Tenet to follow Sept. 3. AMC said Thursday is expects about two thirds of its theaters will be open in time for Tenet. Several states, including California and New York, are yet to allow movie theaters to reopen.
HBO renews quirky sci-fi cruise comedy 'Avenue 5' for second season
Satirical sci-fi is not exactly a sub-genre that's bursting with great examples, but it is undoubtedly proving to be increasing in popularity. Not only do we now have " The Orville " of course, but "Star Trek" recently experimented in this arena with the epic "Short Trek" episode " The Trouble With Edward ." Thankfully, HBO also has faith in this new show and has seen it worthy of a second season , according to Deadline . Related: In photos: The first space touristsThe nightmare of the cruise experience is portrayed with poetic powers of perception in "Avenue 5." Season 2 of "Avenue 5" doesn't have a release date yet, but a January date in 2021 seems probable.space.com