The postponement of the “Wonder Woman” sequel, which had been scheduled to hit theaters Oct. 2, comes on the heels of Hollywood’s strongest attempt to lure moviegoers back to theaters during the pandemic.
To many kids, Chadwick Boseman's passing was a life event, driven by the change-makers he portrayed but also by his heartfelt comments in awards speeches and interviews about the need for more opportunities for people of color.
The country music industry has long been hesitant to address its long and complicated history with race, but the death of George Floyd in police custody and the protests it sparked in the U.S. and around the world became a sound too loud for the genre to ignore.
“The difficult decision was made based on information in consultation with local health officials who advised that it would not be reasonable to host festival events as planned in 2020,” reads the announcement. “Our board of directors met this morning and voted to cancel the 2020 events.”
Some of the last businesses to reopen under Memphis’ Back-to-Business plan are indoor venues. Some theaters have cancelled the rest of their season, and other venues are asking for your help to secure funding.