THEATRES SETS PHASED REOPENING ROLLOUT
theatres to follow later in June; All locations operational in July
TN) Tuesday, June 9, 2020– Memphis-based Malco Theatres has set Monday, June 15, 2020 as
the targeted re-opening date for an initial round of locations in Tennessee,
Mississippi and Kentucky.
Renaissance Cinema Grill (Ridgeland, MS), Olive Branch Cinema Grill (Olive
Branch, MS), Desoto Cinema Grill (Southaven, MS), Tupelo Commons
Cinema Grill (Tupelo, MS), Smyrna Cinema (Smyrna, TN) and
Owensboro Cinema Grill (Owensboro, KY) theatres are part of the initial
reopening phase, with additional locations scheduled to rollout each
week thereafter through July 16, 2020. The goal is for the full
circuit to be operational in mid-July to coincide with the release of
Warner Bros. highly anticipated film, Tenet. All locations have
been closed since mid-March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Malco is very excited to re-open theatres and welcome our customers back,” said David Tashie, President & COO. “We have been diligently working on implementing new measures and protocols to ensure the safety of our guests and employees, and we cannot wait for everyone to enjoy a night out experiencing movies on the big screen again.”
Malco’s reopening protocols can be viewed at www.malco.com.
plans are to offer new indie releases The King of Staten Island and The High Note, plus a
lineup of perennial classics like Jaws, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Madagascar and Indiana Jones. Additional films include recent
pre-Covid releases such as Trolls: World Tour, I Still Believe
and The Invisible Man. Starting July 1, Russell Crowe’s new film Unhinged opens, followed by Christopher Nolen’s Tenet on
July 17. Disney’s Mulan and Paramount Pictures Spongebob:
Sponge on the Run are scheduled to open July 24 and July 31, respectively.
advance tickets for June 15 will be available starting June 12, 2020 via
Malco.com, the Malco app, Fandango and Atom Tickets.
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TN-based Malco Theatres is a fourth-generation family owned and operated
business that reached its 100th anniversary in 2015. Malco Theatres operates
over 370 screens at 35 locations across the Mid-South, as well as bowling and
family entertainment centers in Louisiana and Mississippi.
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