Bill Warren sells all Wichita, Oklahoma theatres

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Regal Entertainment Group announced Friday that it has completed the acquisition of all seven Warren Theatres in Kansas and Oklahoma.

President of Warren Theatres, Bill Warren, has considered past offers, Regal said in its announcement, but chose to go forward with the Regal proposal. 

"I know our movie-going guests and our 1,400 cast members will be in great hands with Regal," Warren said. "I have long been impressed with Regal's high standards of quality showmanship and outstanding customer service."

Amy Miles, CEO of Tennessee-based Regal Entertainment Group, said, "We are honored and excited to add these high-quality assets to our circuit and expect the transaction to be immediately accretive to our earnings and cash flow."

Further details of the purchase were not released.

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