The cyber-attack on North Korea - as well as Kim Jong Un's blustery threats - has dropped out of the news for now. Although this is interesting:
SONY, IN ABOUT-FACE, WILL SCREEN "THE INTERVIEW" IN A LIMITED RUN
“The Interview,” the raucous comedy that became the center of a dispute over cybersecurity between the United States and North Korea, will be
released in a small number of theaters on Christmas Day after all, Sony Pictures said on Tuesday.
"The development gave new life to a film that Sony had pulled from distribution last week, after hackers threatened violence against any theater that
"Sony also left open the door to video-on-demand availability of the movie, either simultaneously with its debut in theaters, or nearly so.
"THE INTERVIEW" TO OPEN IN SOUTH FLORIDA ON CHRISTMAS DAY
"Add South Florida to the list of places you’ll be able to see the controversial Seth Rogen The Interview on Christmas Day. The movie will start
showing at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Swap Shop 13 Screen Drive-In Theater, 3291 Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.
"More than 200 other theaters across the country, including venues in Key West, Atlanta, Baltimore, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Dallas/Fort Worth among
others, have also agreed to show the film.
"Preston Henn, the owner of the landmark drive-in, says he had no reservations about booking the film, despite bomb threats made by a group of hackers
backed by North Korea. “I wouldn’t be playing it if I did,” Henn said. “I’m a Republican, but I was very proud of what President [Barack]
Obama said about the threats. Who’s afraid of that North Korean ass---- anyway?”
edit on 24-12-2014 by MKMoniker because: (no reason