There are many factors that will mark 2020 out as a unique year at the global box office. Perhaps one of the most notable is the lack of a unifying global hit proving a dominant force at the box office.
2020 has been a year of turmoil. As major European markets re-close Gower Street asks is 2021 ready to take the strain of recovery?
This year has seen a greater release calendar shuffle than normal. Markets around the world have suffered from continual re-adjustment of the Hollywood studio calendars.
Since early June, the number of theaters open and reporting to Comscore across the Domestic market has more than doubled.
It is now two months since Georgia became the first US state to allow movie theaters to re-open. Forty states now have some traditional theaters operating.
Gower Street assesses which countries and regions have the best conditions to thrive.
Updated: It is now just over two months since most movie theaters across the US closed down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. It is likely to be as long…