AMC Theaters will close across the US for up to 12 weeks
AMC Theaters, the largest theater chain in the United States, will shut its doors nationwide for between six to 12 weeks.
The move complies with local, state, and federal directives to help fight the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Over the last few days, multiple states and cities have declared that venues like movie theaters, bars, and restaurants must close. The federal government also recommended that public gatherings shouldn’t exceed 10 people, making it impossible for movie theaters to operate.
“We are ever so disappointed for our moviegoing guests and for our employee teams that the new CDC guidelines that Americans should not gather in groups larger than 10 people make it impossible to open our…