• 'F9' broke a pandemic box-office record, but is also the biggest sign yet of how the movie-theater industry has permanently changed

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Vin Diesel in "F9."
    Universal Pictures
    "F9" debuted with $70 million domestically over the weekend, a pandemic-best opening.
    But it will likely be available to rent on premium video-on-demand services in about a month.
    It's a clear sign that the typical theatrical window may be permanently shattered.
    See more stories on Insider's business page .
    "F9," the ninth installment in the "Fast and Furious" franchise, hit North American theaters over the weekend after a year-long delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. The delay paid off. "F9" earned $70 million in its debut weekend , a new...
    Read more ...