[Ed. – That’s, like, total. It couldn’t feel weirder if we were all walking around on Mars right now.]
The outlook is grim for the movie industry at the moment, with cinema closures and postponed movie releases causing seismic shifts in the movie calendar. Now we know the box office impact of those measures to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.
The low figures make sense. By March 19, virtually all cinemas had shuttered in North America.