After roughly a year of closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles’ beleaguered movie theaters are aiming to open their doors next week, with some looking to reopen as early as Monday.
AMC Theatres, the world’s largest cinema chain, said two of its biggest Los Angeles-area locations — AMC Burbank 16 and AMC Century City 15 — will open for business Monday afternoon. AMC’s 23 remaining Los Angeles County cinemas will be ready to reopen March 19, the Leawood, Kan.-based exhibitor said Friday.
Theater circuits have been desperate to open in Los Angeles, Hollywood’s biggest box office market.
The rush to start selling tickets again comes after theaters got the go-ahead from…