Regal Cinemas to become one of the First Theaters to Open in a few weeks

Thousands of movie theaters will re-open in a matter of weeks.

Regal Cinemas announced plans to “invite audiences to return to the timeless theatrical experience that we have all dearly missed.” Regal is the second-largest movie theater chain.

Regal was the first to shutdown mid-March. Now they will be the first to re-open mid-August. Theaters will follow CDC guidelines, including lowered capacities, sanitized screening rooms and mandatory masks.

AMC will also re-open in August while Cinemark has not set a date. The first major new release will be theChristopher Nolanspy film calledTenet.It arrives the first Friday in September. (Deadline)