Ontario Movie Theaters Closing Due To Omicron Surge

domestic box office. single-percent hit taker as the province of Ontario, Canada, including box office capital TorontoMILF due to theater closes omicron Post-holiday boom.

Movie theaters will close over two days, led by the country’s No. 1 chain Cineplex, which will temporarily close 67 locations and reopen as soon as possible.

In a statement to Deadline, a Cineplex representative said, “Based on recent government directives, all 67 of our theaters in Ontario will be closed as of Wednesday, January 5, and will reopen as soon as we are allowed.” All bookings will be canceled for full refund. To make it as easy as possible, we have already started the process of ticket refund with our guest’s original mode of payment. For refund, the guests will not be able to avail our guest services or their There’s no need to contact the local theater team.”

The news of Ontario closing cinemas follows Quebec which closed bars, cinemas and gyms in two weeks due to the containment of COVID.

In its first weekend, Canada delivered 7% of Spider-Man: No Way Home$260M opening, the second best ever in the US and Canada.

This past weekend Ontario did just 2.1% of the domestic box office, but over 40% of the Canadian box office.

Last September, the Toronto International Film Festival was able to see Canada open its borders to Americans just days before the September event. The festival operated its theaters at reduced capacity and sold no concessions; The Sundance Film Festival is guiding its program from January 20-30 in Park City, UT.

THR was the first to hear about the closure of Ontario cinemas.