AMC movie theater at Shops at Rivercenter opening in July

AMC also has theater in Boerne

FILE - In this April 29, 2020 file photo, a message on the ticket window at the AMC Burbank 16 movie theaters complex informs potential customers that it is currently closed in Burbank, Calif. AMC says its business is suffering because of the coronavirus pandemic and it may not survive. All of the companys theaters are shut down through June, and while the theaters are closed the company is generating no revenue. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File) (Chris Pizzello, 2020 Invision)

SAN ANTONIO – AMC’s movie theater in downtown San Antonio won’t sit empty for long.

The movie theater chain announced Wednesday that it expects to have all of its theaters open in July as businesses begin to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. It did not give an exact opening date.

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AMC has one theater in San Antonio, AMC Rivercenter 11, located at the Shops at Rivercenter. It also has an 11-theater complex in Boerne.

AMC will join Santikos, EVO Entertainment and City Base Entertainment that have already reopened.

Regal Cinemas, which has six locations in the San Antonio area, has not announced when its theaters will reopen.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has allowed movie theaters to operate at 50% capacity under social distancing guidelines.

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