Weekend box office revenue has not been at such a low since 2000, according to data firm Comscore, when $54.5 million in tickets were sold on a quiet September weekend.
France is stepping up its effort to contain the virus, but the precautions shut the doors of some of the top tourism landmarks in the country, including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, and Paris' famed Moulin Rouge cabaret.
To accommodate calls for social distancing, Hollywood moved to pause the normal hum of TV productions and the bustle of red-carpet movie premieres.
The film will now be released in the UK on 12 November, with worldwide dates to follow. The US launch will be on 25 November 2020.
The movie had been scheduled for release last September, but drew the ire of Republicans including President Donald Trump, who appeared to slam it as "racist."
The actor died of heart failure in Malibu, California, family spokesperson Jeff Ballard said. A small private service is planned for March 1, which would have been his 85th birthday.
Disney Plus launched in November to compete with online video services like Netflix. It had 26.5 million Disney Plus subscribers at end of its fiscal first quarter. That grew to 28.6 million as of Monday.
After less than two weeks in theatres, “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” has generated $725 million globally, distinguishing itself as the 10th-highest grossing movie of the year worldwide and seventh-biggest in the US.
The props from Christopher Reeve's "Superman" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy will headline Monday's sale of some 400 cinephile items at Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles.
Anadolu Agency says James Le Mesurier's body was found near his home in the Turkish city's Beyoglu district by worshippers on their way to a mosque to pray.
"Joker" narrowly bested "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" to regain the No 1 spot at the weekend box office in its fourth week of release.
The 81-year-old film star, a longtime activist and exercise guru has been leading what she calls "fire drill Fridays" and has been arrested for civil disobedience for the past three Fridays.
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