Stephen King reported his return to theaters on Twitter, feeling sorry for the film industry.
Stephen King went to the cinema for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out, and if one did so with the fear has had and has a lot to do, we should meditate. The writer, linked to the seventh art by the multitude of splendid film adaptations of his works, himself the director of the 1986 Brivido flop, posted his experience, along with a more than shareable message of concern for him state of the film industry, without completely dispensing with his corrosive irony. Here’s what he wrote.
Last night I went to the cinema, for the first time since February. I had no problem with the social distancing. Saturday evening. Seven screens. Four paying spectators, including me and my nephew. I am very sorry for the world of cinema.
We take this opportunity to remind you that in the Italian salt at the moment on Saturday night there are more than four people, also given the results of a film like Greenland with Gerard Butler, who managed to take home over 700,000 euros on the first weekend (and who, for the record, skipped the theaters in America for streaming). The prospects are not rosy, but it also depends on the indomitable like the splendid seventy year old who responds to the name of Stephen King …
I went to the movies last night. First time since February. No problem social distancing. Saturday night, 7 screens, 4 total customers including me and my nephew. I feel terrible for the film industry.
– Stephen King (@StephenKing) October 11, 2020
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