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'Interview' Pulled by First Theater Chain to Buckle Under Terror Threat 2

‘Interview’ Pulled by First Theater Chain to Buckle Under Terror Threat

“Interview,” the Seth Rogen, James Franco comedy about the assassination of North Korean beloved leader Kim Jong-Un won’t be screened in more than 278 theaters after the first chain buckled in the face of an alleged terror attack. Carmike Cinemas, which operates 2,917 screens in 41 states, mostly in the south, said it is passing on the Sony film, according Deadline. The move is unprecedented in the annals of film-making but the Georgia-based chain said it decided to make the move after receiving assurances from Sony that it would support theaters that pull the film. Sony is moving ahead with the release on Christmas Day....
President Obama Butt of Racist Jibes in Leaked Pascal-Rudin Sony Emails 4

President Obama Butt of Racist Jibes in Leaked Pascal-Rudin Sony Emails

President Obama now has something in common with Angelina Jolie. He’s the latest public figure to get kicked around in leaked emails between Sony Pictures Co-Chairman Amy Pascal and blustery producer Scott Rudin. The two Hollywood moguls wrote back and forth about the president in clearly racial terms, discussing what movies he might like to watch. All of the films involved African-American actors or subjects dealing with black America, according to the documents....