Zombie thriller #Alive has raised hopes that the local box office is turning a corner in the pandemic.
Only three new titles will be playing on the opening weekend.
Memento-distributed title is among 10 films put into cinemas for June 22 reopening.
Period drama has ranked number one in Denmark for three weekends.
However the total box office for the week was just 17% of the comparable week last year.
Box office was performing strongly in Q1 2020 before nationwide cinema closures.
Speculation mounts that cinemas may reopen in June after the Chinese government’s “Two Meetings” take place in late May.
Indie title topped the US box office chart in April thanks to drive-in cinema screening.
French cinemas have been shut since March 14 due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Worldwide figures for the first three months of 2020 are already $4.7bn down on the Q1 average for the past three years.
Audiences do not seem to want to take any risks to watch older films.
The coronavirus outbreak has led to all cinemas across the UK being closed.
’Wolf Warrior 2’, ’The Wandering Earth’ and ‘Capernaum’ are among the titles being screened to lure audiences back to cinemas.
Pixar animation ‘Onward’ led a tough week at the UK box office.