4-13-19 minneapolis company purchases fdl movie theatre

A Minneapolis based company has purchased the Fond du lac movie theatre.  Odyssey Entertainment  has announced the acquisition of the Fond du Lac 8  Theatres  from the Frank family.   The transaction is expected to close around April 24.  “We are very excited to enter the Fond du Lac market and are pleased to be taking the torch from the Frank Family which is so rich in Wisconsin theatre history.” said Steve Tripp, Odyssey’s President.  Tripp went on to say “Today’s movie going public has come to expect an increased level of patron comforts and amenities and Odyssey plans to upgrade the theatre to include many of those”.   “I couldn’t be happier to hand over the keys to a company like Odyssey who will take the theatre we built and renovate it to become the areas premiere cinema for years to come” said Dennis Frank. “We have always operated the cinema as a family operation and Odyssey is the perfect fit to continue that tradition” he said.  Tripp says plans call for upgrading the theatre over the next four to five months including the addition of luxury electric recliners in all eight theatre auditoriums.