The film industry and performers during the Covid-19 pandemic and today? The list below reflects 2021’s top performers and a brief explanation of why they remained relevant and successful.
Some of the top performers in the box office for 2021 are:
- Margot Robbie
- Samuel L . Jackson
- Dwayne Johnson
- Paul Rudd
- Ryan Reynolds
- Tom Holland
- Scarlett Johansson
With the industry changing due to the pandemic of COVID-19, both the film industry and performers have had to adapt to different methods of making films. One of the successful ways to make a hit movie is to find Hollywood’s biggest stars. For example, most people want to see Dwayne Johnson headline a film.
Most importantly, we need the stars from old movies and new movies like The Lion King, Die Hard, Avengers: Endgame, Harry Potter, and Deadpool. We want them to appear in more films because not only are these movies blockbusters, but they also interest viewers due to seeing their favorite characters on screen again or for the first time.
Streaming films has become the new norm for film viewers because it has become much easier for film distributors to film by avoiding the film industry’s high costs. Additionally, there are many more opportunities to film on different devices such as cell phones and tablets than ever before. In 2021, film companies expect to make even more money from streaming movies because of their rising popularity among users across the country.
2020 cinema ticket sales have dropped tremendously compared to 2019 due to the popularity of streaming services among film watchers. Therefore, people choose not to go out to watch a film but instead stay home and press play on Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, which has caused an increase in entertainment spending and revenue. Furthermore, theatres cannot compete with streaming services in film trailers because film companies can make more money by sharing them online than advertising in a theatre before the film. The film industry suffers from this slump, but film critics are still showing up to film premieres and festivals like the Cannes Film Festival.
Despite all of this, theatres are doing better than ever since audiences will try to go see films that they missed during their theatrical run or catch others that they did not get a chance to watch in theatres once again on the big screen as if they were watching it at home on TV. However, some people still need to go through the experience of watching a movie at a local theatre. This year was expected to have a rebound but film companies have not seen a change in the film industry.
A film critic says, “I still feel like film critics are here to stay, even though we go through the same stuff that audiences do for bad films and some good ones. We want to see what is going on, especially with COVID-19, getting approved for use and whether or not it is safe or not.”
The list above demonstrates these top performers as resilient in film. The film industry has seen many changes. Such as the technology involved in film-making and how the use of a film’s budget is already determined before it is made on-screen (due to film companies having a chance at being bought out by larger film companies). This trend has been witnessed for many years, with small film companies being bought out by big film ones, leading to budgets not matching their promises or expectations because they cannot compete against these large film studios, which spend more money.
As if all of this was enough, films are randomly sent back to be re-edited after being approved for release; however, that doesn’t apply to all films at times. This means that the industry has become more challenging than ever. So being considered a top performer these days says a lot about each actors’ performance.
Sometimes film may get repetitive with film companies releasing similar types of films repeatedly, but the film as a whole has changed since it was first created in 1895. Filmmaking has seen huge improvements such as quality, production, and effects. Some very well-known film directors had graced us with their presence through this age of filmmaking, including Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, and Martin Scorsese, who are now ageing (noting that they were all alive when the film began).
Margot Robbie, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, Paul Rudd, Scarlet Johansson, and Dwayne Johnson are at the top of their game and performance as they remain relevant and adaptive to the film industry during the pandemic and 2021. The film industry is up for another revolution. Many movie releases during the pandemic through the streaming services and movie releases this year through the movie theatre and outperformed in the weekend box office results.