Beginning Wednesday, July 13, Fathom Events will present summer encores of performances from the Metropolitan Opera’s acclaimed Live in HD series in theatres nationwide. The 2022 summer encores series opens with Lehár’s operetta The Merry Widow, starring sopranos Renée Fleming and Kelli O’Hara in director-choreographer Susan Stroman’s effervescent staging.
Fathom Events is bringing the acclaimed documentary Rowdy to theatres nationwide on June 29. The film provides a special look at famed NASCAR driver Kyle Busch’s unmatched talent and singular determination to win at everything while giving candid insights from family, friends and team personnel on his life and career. Busch confronts his physical limits when he sustains a potentially career-ending wreck in 2015, only to find a path to win the series championship that same season. His journey is ranked as one of the greatest sports comebacks of all time.
In an effort to differentiate its members from the many so-called pop-up drive-ins that have been a big part of the pandemic movie scene, the United Drive-In Theatre Association has launched a website to define what theatres it says qualify as authentic drive-ins. On the website the association has posted a list of the qualifications and standards that have been created by the UDITOA to ensure that their guests will receive a genuine and authentic drive-in experience.
The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition has announced that its network’s live theatrical event footprint has now surpassed 800 sites, expanding the opportunity to bring more consumers together for exclusive live cinematic experiences. The 800-plus sites in DCDC’s growing network represent more than 3,100 theatres and more than 33,000 screens across the U.S.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary this summer, Fathom Events is bringing the science fiction comedy hit Men in Black back to the big screen across cinemas nationwide.
An incredible set of holds for Top Gun: Maverick kept it flying high at the global box office in its second weekend, according to the London-based analytics firm Gower Street. The film added an estimated $176.3 million bringing the global total after 12 days to $557.2 million. After setting an opening record for Tom Cruise over the Memorial Day weekend in the Domestic market, this past weekend Top Gun: Maverick added a phenomenal $90 million in North America which would still have scored Cruise his biggest opening if this had been week one. The film dropped just 29 percent, the best week-two hold for a $100 million-plus opener.
Cinionic is returning to Barcelona as the exclusive projection partner for CineEurope 2022, June 20-23. With more than 100,000 projectors installed around the world, Cinionic is laser-focused on driving results for exhibitors through future-ready solutions designed to wow audiences.
CES+ has retrofitted two Georgia-based Marcus Theatres auditoriums with complete Dolby Atmos systems. The theatres are in Horizon Village Cinema in Suwanee, and Roswell Cinema, in Roswell.
Severtson Screens will feature its next generation SAT-4K AcousticallyTransparent cinema projection screen line and enhanced SeVision 3D GX-WA projection screen coating during CineEurope 2022, held in Barcelona, Spain from June 20-23 at the Centre Convencions Internacional.
Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Universal Pictures are bringing the classic Seventies film Smokey and the Bandit back to the big screen in select theatres on May 29, June 1 and June 2 only.