Hollywood is ready for theaters to reopen. Are Utah moviegoers?

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Mark Gill, a veteran Hollywood executive who’s now president and CEO of new film distributor Solstice Studios, knows opening his company’s first movie during a pandemic is “definitely a gamble.”

“You don’t get into the movie business if you’re not interested in risk,” Gill said in an interview this week.

Gill, whose company is releasing the Russell Crowe revenge thriller “Unhinged” in theaters nationwide this weekend, was talking about the financial risk of bankrolling a movie and hoping the box office receipts will cover the costs.

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