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AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. CEO Adam Aron said earlier this month that the company “will be ready to open our theaters whenever new movies are ready for us.” But he may not have anticipated what a moving target that would become.

AMC (NYSE: AMC), the world’s largest movie theater operator, said Monday that it will move back its reopening to July 30.

The decision to push back from a previously announced July 17 reopening comes after movie studios pushed the release dates for two highly anticipated movies into August.

It’s a high-stakes back-and-forth for AMC and the movie studios, with each wanting the strongest possible return after the coronavirus pandemic closed movie theaters worldwide. AMC has 14 movie theaters in Greater Washington.

AMC originally said it would begin reopening its theaters on July 17 to coincide with the planned release date for Christopher Nolan’s $200 million spy thriller “Tenet.” AMC later moved up its opening by two days so that it would have an opportunity…

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Michael B. Jordan Creates Free Drive-In Movie Series For LA, Nationwide

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Actor Michael B. Jordan is curating a free drive-in movie series which will be shown at dozens of theaters across the nation this summer, including here in Los Angeles.

“A Night at the Drive-In,” which is being co-produced by Amazon Studios and Jordan’s production company Outlier Society, began July 1 and will run through the end of August. The series is highlighting films about people of color.

The Vineland Drive-In Theater in the City of Industry will be hosting the series beginning on July 15, with “Black Panther” and “Creed.”

Here is the complete schedule for the Vineland:

July 15: “Black Panther” and “Creed”
July 29: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” and “Hook.”
Aug. 12: “Do the Right Thing” and “Get Out.”
Aug. 26: “Coming to America” and “Girls Trip”

Tickets must be reserved in advance. To reserve passes, click here.

Earlier this week, Walmart also announced it would be transforming 160 store parking lots into pop up drive-in movie theaters beginning next month.

The Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena is also hosting a month-long drive-in pop up theater in Pasadena which runs through July 26.

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