Cinemas in both New York and parts of the UK have been given some hope with the news they can re-open their doors to the movie-loving public.

After the British Prime Minister unveiled his roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions yesterday, cinema chains in the England were given the date of May 12th as a possible date to reopen. Drive-in cinemas will reopen from April 12th.

Whether restrictions will still be in place has not been made clear.

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While over in the US, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, also announced that cinemas in New York City would finally be in line with the rest of the State as of March 5th.

Those cinemas are will still be subject to restrictions with only 25% capacity allowed and no more than 50 people per screen, masks, social distancing and other protocols in place including air filtration and purification standards as specified by the Department of Justice.