Movie theaters have been closed nationwide since March. However, the forthcoming month is looking a bit exciting for all individuals who have been waiting for theatrical releases. AMC, the world’s largest theater chain, plans to reopen 1,000 locations across the world in July.
Moreover, several film distributors are tweaking their business strategies amid the pandemic. They are securing drive-in theaters in different countries. With this at hand, July marks a big moment for the film industry as some of the most anticipated films of the year will hit the big screen.
The Broken Hearts Gallery will be the first major theatrical release from Sony. The studio announced that they will drop the aforementioned movie on July 10 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The movie, which marks the directorial debut of Natalie Krinsky, is executive produced by Selena Gomez. Furthermore, it stars Geraldine Viswanathan, Dacre Montgomery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Molly Gordon, Phillipa Soo, Suki Waterhouse, Arturo Castro, Ego Nwodim, Taylor Hill and Bernadette Peters.
The Broken Hearts Gallery follows the story of art gallery assistant Lucy in New York city. She is an emotional hoarder who saved a souvenir from every relationship she had ever been in.
Lucy created The Broken Heart Gallery after her boyfriend dumped her. It is a pop-up space for the items love has left behind. Word of the gallery spread and consequently encouraged a movement and a fresh start for all the romantics, including Lucy herself.
In a recent interview, Selena Gomez shared her insights about the upcoming film. The 27-year old star heaped praises on the film’s director, stating:
“Hearing from more female writers and directors is very much needed. Natalie is a wonderful talent and I am happy to be a part of her debut film.”
The Rare singer further reminded people to exercise preventive measures against COVID-19 while films in thetaers. She said:
“I understand people’s concerns regarding returning to activities we all loved prior to COVID-19. I hope everyone will listen to scientists’ recommendations and consider others’ health and safety while enjoying the movie theater experience.”
Also, Sony’s Motion Picture Group president, Josh Greenstein, revealed that the forthcoming film will resonate with audiences who are ready for a feel-good moviegoing experience this summer. He further shared that the studio has faith in a theatrical rebound.
Greenstein further said:
“We look forward to being there right out of the gate with our exhibition partners’ anticipated reemergence, as and when state-by-state safety guidelines are met.”
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