Here's to a new week!
Walt Disney World Reopens
It's an emotional reopening at the Magic Kingdom, with Cast Members and Ambassadors lined up down Main Street, U.S.… https://t.co/jlYkKDYVC6— WDW News Today (@WDW News Today) 1594475510.0
Even as coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket, Walt Disney World decided to reopen its "Magic Kingdom" theme park.
Disney employees, all in masks, welcoming guests back.
But as you can imagine, social media had a lot to say about the reopening and there were plenty of parody videos made as well.
'Star Wars' Leads The Pack
For the first time since the 1997 re-release, ‘THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK’ is currently #1 at the domestic box office… https://t.co/iNEVVn60so— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) 1594492394.0
Meanwhile, Disney got a much more positive reception to re-releasing the classic film, Empire Strikes Back.
The Star Wars movie was actually the top grossing film of this weekend as it played to big crowds at drive-in movie theaters!
'The Old Guard' Makes A Splash
The time is now. #TheOldGuard is now on @netflix. https://t.co/Xunu7Mxubw— The Old Guard (@The Old Guard) 1594364407.0
While over on Netflix, Charlize Theron's The Old Guard quickly shot to number one on their "most watched" list.
Will 'Tenet' Be Delayed... Again?
Cinemas are finally open today! We have one word for you - TENET. In cinemas 13 August. https://t.co/RIUa57B8Ze— Warner Bros. SG (@Warner Bros. SG) 1594622674.0
Speaking of movies, the highly anticipated film, Tenet, could be delayed yet again.
While Warner Bros. hasn't announced that just yet, any further delays on new releases could mean a 70% decline in revenue for movie theaters compared to this time last year.