MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Orpheum Theatre made international news when it decided to remove Gone with the Wind from its 2018 Summer Movie Series.
Gone with the Wind was part of the 2017 Summer Movie Series. It was shown at the theatre August 11. After that showing, the theatre received several comments about the film.
Following those comments, the theatre decided to not include the movie as part of the series next year.
WMC Action News 5 asked to speak with Orpheum CEO Brett Batterson about the decision, but the theatre said it would not be doing any interviews on the topic.
Later the same day, Batterson released the following statement: