The third-largest movie theater chain in the United States will start opening locations in Texas on June 19, before reopening the rest of its theaters between July 3 and July 17.
“There is nothing quite like the awe and power of great cinematic storytelling on the big screen,” Cinemark CEO Mark Zoradi said in a statement. “And Cinemark is proud to once again welcome guests to enjoy the shared, immersive experience they crave in a way that provides them confidence and peace of mind.”
Cinemark officials said they “will uphold enhanced cleaning and sanitizing protocols as well as have elevated expectations for employees and guests,” according to the news release.
- All public and high-touch spaces will be thoroughly sanitized every 30 minutes.
- Each auditorium will be disinfected every morning.
- All theaters will reopen with reduced hours and staggered showtimes.
- Auditoriums will have limited capacities.
“While Cinemark already takes significant precautions to ensure the health and safety of our employees, guests and communities, we have developed the Cinemark Standard for an extra level of cleaning and sanitizing that guests will notice from the moment they walk through our doors,” Zoradi said.
Per the mandatory requirement to wear a mask in situations such as sitting in a movie theater as issued by the state of California on June 18, masks are required for al attendees.