Christoper Nolan’s spy thriller, ‘Tenet” is hitting Los Angeles drive-ins, granting followers who’ve been unable to see the movie within the theater a reprieve.
Initially, the $200 million flick, starring Robert Pattinson and John David Washington, was off limits at drive ins in any market the place indoor cinemas stay darkish, corresponding to Los Angeles.
But Warner Bros., the studio behind the movie, reversed course earlier this week simply as indoor cinemas in Orange County, which is about 35 miles south of LA, gained approval to reopen, in accordance to The Hollywood Reporter.
Now drive-ins situated in LA can display screen the movie, although indoor film theaters stay closed there. According to THR, by Friday, “Tenet” will be taking part in at 5 drive-ins within the higher Los Angeles space, in addition to out of doors venues in Orange County, San Diego and the Bay space.
Overall, the movie is at present taking part in on greater than 90 drive-in screens throughout the nation.
A rep didn’t reply to requests concerning whether or not Warner Bros. had plans to deliver “Tenet” to drive-ins in New York.
While drive ins assist drum up income, the movie’s actual money-maker is indoor theaters in main markets. It is unclear, nevertheless, when “Tenet,” which made its US theatrical debut on Aug. 31, will be ready to display screen at indoor theaters in massive cities like LA and New York, each of which have been hit onerous by the coronavirus.
The time-bending thriller is the primary blockbuster to premier on the silver display screen because the pandemic hit in March. In its opening weekend, it generated $20 million within the US and $53 million oversees.