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Cinemas reopening in Scotland: When will cinemas reopen, what are the rules and what movies will be out?
As we look forward to watching a host of cinematic wonders across the big screen, here is all you need to know about when cinemas across Scotland will reopen, what rules movie lovers will have to follow and what movies we can expect to see this year. © Cinemas are expected to reopen in Scotland on May 17 (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images). With blockbuster favourites expected to hit the big screen this year, people across Scotland are excited to grab their popcorn and head back to picture houses across the country.
Lockdown is officially ending and cinemas will be able to open at last on May 17. The good news for film fans is that there is a backlog of major releases lining up to finally take their place on the big screen. A staggering line-up includes James Bond: No Time To Die, Top Gun: Maverick, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Mission Impossible 7 and Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Marvel is releasing Black Widow, Eternals and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Black Widow will go directly head to head with Fast and Furious 9 when both are released on July 9.
SAGE warns Britain's next Covid 'wave' will start from next week
SAGE files released tonight show that the scientists advising the Government have become 'more optimistic' about the dangers of the virus resurging in Britain after next week's rule changes.In more than 100 pages of files published tonight as Boris Johnson announced social distancing would become optional from May 17, scientists said they were 'more optimistic' about the reopening than earlier in the year.
announced this morning that tickets are now on sale for the first round of upcoming films which include Peter Rabbit 2 on May 17 and A Quiet Place 2 on June 4, as well as event cinema such as the Champions League and Europa League Finals.
UK CINEMA: UNLIMITED FILMS FOR £10 PER MONTH
Odeon Cinemas are relaunching theirfrom just £9.99 per month (£11.99 in Central London) until 30 September.
UK CINEMA: DO YOU HAVE TO WEAR A MASK?
Major UK cinema chains including Vue and Odeon have confirmed to Express Online that all patrons must wear a mask, except when consuming food or drink.
James Bond beats Top Gun 2 in poll of Top 40 films Brits can't wait to see back in cinemas
JAMES BOND movie No Time To Die has beaten Tom Cruise's Top Gun 2 and Mission: Impossible 7 in a new UK poll of the Top 40 movies Brits can't wait to see on the big screen when cinemas re-open.The most-anticipated movie for Brits to see in cinemas is Daniel Craig's final James Bond movie No Time To Die.
UK CINEMA: IS SEATING SOCIALLY DISTANCED?
All seating is socially distanced between each booking group. Screening times will also be staggered to minimise crowds in common areas and corridors before and after each film.
UK CINEMA: WHAT OTHER SAFETY MEASURES ARE IN PLACE?
Vue Cinemas have announced a fresh-air ventilation system where "fresh air is constantly brought into the venue where possible and not recicirculated."
Vue and Odeon both confirmed to Express Online that all screening rooms will be cleaned and disinfected between every screening.
All food and drink will be prepackaged and contactless payment is in effect throughout.
SCROLL DOWN FOR UK CINEMAS HIGHLIGHTS IN MAY AND JUNE
PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY - MAY 17
Peter, voiced by James Corden, finally has a home with all his furry friends and the McGregors (Domnhall Gleeson and Rose Byrne) but can't help making mischief all over again.
Cinemas in Scotland: 10 films playing at Scottish cinemas this month - including Willy Wonka, Lord of the Rings, Cruella
A host of new releases and classic movies are set to be screened at Scottish cinemas this month as film halls get ready to pull back their velvet curtains from May 17. © Cinema goers will be able to view movies in Scotland from May 17th. With lockdown restrictions easing, the cinema industry is powering up their screens and warming up their popcorn as they get set to welcome back film-goers, from the 17th May. © Already nominated for a host of awards, Hollywood A-lister Riz Ahmed stars as Ruben Stone, a heavy-m...
CRUELLA - MAY 22
The latest Disney reworking of a classic villain's origin story, starring Emma Stone as the titular fur-obsessed fashion designer, will be available simultaneously in cinemas and for a surcharge on premium Disney Plus.
LUCA - JUNE 18
Disney and PIXAR's latest animated treat follows two adventurous young boys (who might also have a fishy secret) as they set out to explore life beyond the sea. The film will stream direct to Disney Plus as part of the standard subscription.
A QUIET PLACE 2 - JUNE 3:
The sequel will pick up the pieces of Emily Blunt and her children fighting to survive after sound-sensitive aliens have devastated Earth.
FAST & FURIOUS 9 - JULY 9:
After a brief detour with Hobbs & Shaw it's back to the main franchise as Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese GIbson and Helen Mirren rev their engines to take on John Cena and Charlize Theron's returning cyber-terrorist.
BLACK WIDOW - JULY 9:
Currently, this is will be the clash of the year as Scarlett Johansson's Marvel hero attempts to outrace the Fast gang. Like Cruella, this will also be out in cinemas and simultaneously released on Disney Plus with a premium charge.
TOP GUN MAVERICK - JULY 2O:
Tom Cruise is back after 35 years as the rebellious fighter pilot still fighting authority while Val Kilmer's Iceman has gone on to become a four-star admiral. Jennifer Connelly is his latest love interest while Miles Teller plays the son of Maverick's much-missed best buddy Goose.
Glasgow Fan Zone: Fans fury as UEFA Euro 2020 tickets cancelled .
‘You can’t punish us for an admin error’ say Scotland fans who see Euro 2020 Glasgow Green fan zone tickets cancelled due to website mistake. © With Hampden Park only able to house 25% capacity for this years Euros, many fans will be attending ... Scotland fans who thought they had secured golden tickets for next month’s Euro 2020 fan zone at Glasgow Green have been left furious after organisers cancelled a portion of the tickets for the event due to an "operational error.