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Hurricane Ian Forces 80 Florida Film Theaters To Shut – Deadline

With Hurricane Ian en path to hit Florida’s Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning, Deadline hears that almost 80 film theaters have closed all through Tampa, Orlando, the Panhandle and southwestern a part of the state.

This contains such properties because the spruced-up Regal Naples, the Regal Hollywood 18, the AMC Veterans Expressway 24 in Tampa, the AMC Woodlands Sq. 20 in Oldsmar, the Regal Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, amongst a number of others. Many have already got closed at the moment to attend out this large storm, which is seeing greater than 2.5 million ordered to evacuate the state, the latter stat in line with CNN.

And it’s not simply film theaters that closed — most grocery shops too. Large Florida chain Publix is closing down shops tonight in 11 counties, efficient 6 p.m. ET, together with these in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota.

Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando already reported that they’ll be closing throughout this week.

Hurricane Ian stays a 120 mph, Class 3 storm, per CNN, and by the point it hits land may wind up a Class 4. Additionally per the information community, 30,000 employees from 23 states are being dispatched to assist Florida with energy restoration. Ian has already hit Cuba.

Sometimes when Florida will get hit with a hurricane, it doesn’t dent field workplace {dollars} that a lot. Don’t Fear Darling grossed a strong $1.66M on Monday, taking its four-day complete to $21M. The Olivia Wilde-directed style pic is on the right track to make $2 million at the moment, on par with The Girl King’s first Tuesday. The pic is predicted to ease by round 55% this coming weekend as Paramount’s horror film Smile spots a high-teens begin and Common’s Billy Eichner LGBTQ romantic comedy Bros eyes a high-single-digit begin.

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