Latest updates about the crisis that has gripped Hollywood, over a comedy whose central plot involves the assassination of North Korea's leader.
Thursday 18 Dec 2014
Sony's decision to cancel release of "The Interview" has prompted The Alamo Drafthouse to show 2004's "Team America: World Police".
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony's decision to cancel release of "The Interview" has prompted The Alamo Drafthouse to show 2004's "Team America: World Police" on Dec. 27.The Dallas-Fort Worth theatre made the announcement on Twitter.FOR THE RECORD...
"I guess my feeling is that if [North Koreans] had seen it, they would see how silly it is and that this is not a polemic."
By  John HornEditor's note: this interview took place before Sony Pictures announced that it would no longer release The Interview."About a year ago today, I was on a soundstage and I was at the monitor watching Seth Rogen, who was completely...
More information is coming to light about why U.S. theatre owners backed away from screening the controversial comedy.
BOSTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation released a warning on Tuesday, advising theaters and other businesses associated with Sony Corp's  Hollywood studio's film "The Interview" (pictured) that they could be...
The fallout from The Interview has led to the cancellation of a new thriller set in the Hermit Kingdom which was to have starred Steve Carrell.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New Regency has ditched plans to produce a paranoid thriller starring Steve Carell that was to be set in North Korea.The decision came after a group of hackers called the Guardians of Peace threatened to attack theatres...
Don't expect to see the controversial comedy soon.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures Entertainment has walked out on "The Interview," deciding against releasing the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy in any form -- including VOD or DVD."Sony Pictures has no further release plans for the film,"...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony pulled the Christmas Day release of "The Interview" on Wednesday after hackers levied threats to attack theatres showing the comedy, causing a slew of exhibitors to say they wouldn't screen the movie.
The decision has already sparked a large variety of opinions, with many angry at the studio and exhibitors for pulling out of the film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco as a duo on a mission to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un....
Now that most cinemas have refused to screen it, Seth Rogen's The Interview will not be released in the U.S. next week.
Sony Pictures has cancelled the Christmas Day U.S. release of upcoming comedy The Interview in light of the decision by most of the major cinema chains not to screen the film because of security concerns.The studio is reeling from an epic cyber...
LOS ANGELES, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Top U.S. movie theater chains are delaying plans to show Sony Pictures' North Korea parody "The Interview" on Wednesday following threats made on cinemas showing the film by a hacking group that waged a cyberattack...
LOS ANGELES, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Top U.S. movie theatre chains are delaying plans to show Sony Pictures' North Korea parody "The Interview" on Wednesday following threats made on cinemas showing the film by a hacking group that waged a cyberattack...