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Barack Obama Slams Sony: Not Releasing ‘The Interview’ Was A ‘Mistake’

The president has weighed in on Sony’s decision not to release ‘The Interview’ after 9/11-inspired threats were made on moviegoers, and Barack Obama is NOT happy about it.

President Barack Obama, 53, has finally broken his silence on The Interview being pulled from movie theaters following terrifying cyberthreats made by North Korea. Unsurprisingly, he believes their decision was a “mistake” and hopes this doesn’t start a pattern of censorship made via terrorism.

December 19, 2014
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‘Team America’: Film Showings Cancelled After ‘The Interview’ Threats

First, beleaguered Sony Corporation cancelled all showings of ‘The Interview’ following threats of violence. Then when theaters announced they’d replace it with the film ‘Team America: World Police’, which also satires North Korea, more furor erupted and that movie is now being pulled from planned screenings!

President Obama has urged moviegoers to head to the theaters despite the “9/11”- like threats made against James Franco and Seth Rogen‘s new movie The Interview. But the film industry is so terrified that it has now decided to cancel screenings of Team America: World Police, another film in which North Korea and its leaders are mocked.

December 18, 2014
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Sony Hacking Attack: North Korea Was Responsible, US Investigators Say

U.S. investigators have determined that hackers working for North Korea were directly responsible for the Sony hacking attack, according to CNN and CNBC.

U.S. law enforcement officials revealed on Dec. 17 that they believe North Korea was behind the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment. The shocking news comes after Sony canceled the theatrical release of James Franco and Seth Rogen‘s new action comedy film, The Interview, which is about two celebrity journalists who set out to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

December 17, 2014
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‘The Interview’: Theaters Cancel Showings Due To 9/11 Threats

This is terrifying. After receiving 9/11-styled threats of an attack on theaters that screen ‘The Interview’, Sony has given permission to theater owners to cancel any and all screenings of the film if they feel unsafe.

Sony is taking extra precaution after hacking group Guardians of Peace released chilling threats of a 9/11-esque atttack on theaters that screen James Franco and Seth Rogen‘s upcoming film The Interview. Theaters were given permission by Sony on Dec. 16 to cancel screenings of the film should they feel unsafe, and theater owners are frantically canceling the screenings.

December 17, 2014

James Franco & Seth Rogen Cancel ‘Interview’ Press Tour Over Threats

James and Seth have cancelled all media appearances for their upcoming action comedy flick ‘The Interview’ after the Sony hackers threatened a ‘9/11’-level attack on any theaters playing the movie. So terrifying.

The Interview hasn’t even hit theaters yet but it’s already facing a major setback. The controversial film, which stars James Franco, 36, and Seth Rogen, 32, as two celebrity journalists who set out on a mission to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is being targeted by a hacker group called The Guardians of Peace, our sister site Variety confirms.

December 16, 2014

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