“Of course I’m upset,” said Ted Pedas, who, along with his brother, Jim, were the owners of the Cleveland Park theater before passing much of their interest to Ted’s three children a few years ago.
“I hate to see any movie theater close,” he said. “It’s in your blood. I love that theater.”
Pedas, 88, said he received no explanation from AMC, which was approaching the end of its lease March 31. He fears that no entity will step forward to operate the 800-seat Uptown as a cinema because streaming services have made it difficult for theaters to earn a profit.
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