Peeling Back ‘Glass Onion’: Netflix’s ‘Knives Out’ Theater Plan Sparks Box Office Controversy

Click here to read the full article.Thanksgiving is more than a month away, yet Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is already feasting.

As of press time, a seat map of an auditorium at AMC Century City 15 in Los Angeles — one of the busiest cinemas in the country — indicates a packed Nov.

23 evening showing of the Netflix sequel.But Hollywood and the public won’t officially know what the film’s total ticket sales are during its one-week run in more than 600 cinemas, because Netflix doesn’t report grosses.

Until now, the streamer’s foray into theatrical has been more of an annoyance than a threat since it’s had to rely on a patchwork of independent cinemas when giving its titles a limited run to qualify for awards and keep filmmakers happy.That changed Oct.

6, when Netflix revealed that AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas and Cinemark Theatres

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