Movie Theaters Closing Before Hurricane Florence Hits; How Near-Category 5 Storm Will Impact Weekend Box Office

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Hurricane Florence barrels toward the south-eastern and mid-Atlantic states with 1 million people facing evacuation, movie theater chains are already closing shop with AMC, Regal and others scheduled to shutter 50-60 locations over the next couple of days depending on the intensity of the storm. Florence is currently a category 4 and could approach category 5 by tomorrow. She’s expected to reach the Carolina landfall by early Friday morning, with 60 mph…