Daily Podcast: The Coronavirus Is Changing How Movies Are Distributed... But Will It Kill Movie Theaters?

On the March 16, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including how the Coronavirus has affected the weekend's box office, how movie theaters are responding, and will this lead to a huge cultural shift that will kill movie theaters?

Opening Banter: So much has happened since the last episode. It feels like years. At this point, we need to assume at this point that every film production has been shut down and it's only newsworthy if films are still shooting.

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