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‘The Adderall Diaries’ Tribeca Review: James Franco and Ed Harris Confront Their Pasts as Father and Son Elliott (James Franco) seems to be living a kind of absurdly charmed hipster dream life: His books are selling, and his agent (Cynthia Nixon) is selling more proposals for him. (“I got twice what you asked for!” she chirps.) He rides motorcycles and lives in a large apartment with a sign that reads, “If you leave me, I’m coming with you” on the door.

North Korea said if “The Interview” is submitted to the Berlin International Film Festival it would be “instigating terror.” On Wednesday, Pyongyang’s foreign ministry said the comedic film depicting Seth Rogen and James Franco‘s attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-un is not in line with the purpose of the Berlinale festival. Also Read: Netflix Sets Streaming Date for Seth Rogen-James Franco Comedy ‘The Interview’ North Korea’s capital city also warned the movie’s release in Berlin would promote “freedom of terrorism and violence” rather

Will ‘The Interview’s’ $15 Million Online Haul Be a Game Changer for Hollywood? Will the massive $15 million online haul generated by “The Interview” change the game for Hollywood, which has been wrestling with the idea of same-day theatrical and digital movie releases for years. The short answer is yes, but it really shouldn’t. The digital numbers Sony Pictures generated over Christmas weekend with its embattled Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy are too big to be ignored. Also Read: ‘The Interview’ Takes in $15 Million From Online Opening For independent filmmakers and distributors, the news will surely deepen their conviction that digital delivery is the way of the f

Seth Rogen & James Franco Will Live Tweet 'The Interview' Have you seen The Interview yet? After Sony canceled the comedy due to terrorist threats against theaters set to show The Interview on Christmas day, it became the most talked about movie of the holiday season. Independent theaters rallied to show the film in the name of free speech, and Sony decided to give fans an early treat by releasing it on VOD this past Christmas Eve. The film many feared would be shelved indefinitely has become a phenomenon.

Watch: 23-Minute Talk With Seth Rogen, James Franco & Evan Goldberg About 'The Interview' After all the headlines, drama, threats, and more, "The Interview" arrived without incident in time for Christmas. Granted, it was not the most conventional path for a major studio movie, with the comedy hitting a few hundred, mostly independent cinemas while also arriving simultaneously on a handful of digital outlets.

'The Interview' TV Spots: Franco and Rogen Are Back! The Interview has had quite a storied path to release. Originally set to debut in theaters this past October, it was pulled so that it wouldn't correspond with North Korea's Party Foundation Day, as the film depicts the assassination of the country's leader Kim Jong-un. It was moved to Christmas day, but then pulled again because of a terrorist threat against theaters set to show the movie. But now, The Interview will screen in over 300 independent theaters across the country.

‘The Interview’ Looking at $3 Million-$4 Million at Box Office Ticket sales for “The Interview” shot through the roof Wednesday at many of the roughly 300 independent theaters that will be showing the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy on Christmas Day, with many reporting sellouts and booming sales over the holiday period. “All of our Thursday shows are sold out and the weekend sales look really strong too,” said Christian Parkes, chief brand officer at the Alamo Drafthouse chain, which is showing “The Interview” in all 19 of its theaters. “It’s selling as well as any movie ever has, and it’s not just us.

Watch: 3 New Teasers For 'The Interview' Plus List Of Theaters Where You Can See The Comedy On Christmas Day It's not quite the end result anyone was expecting, but Sony will be releasing Seth Rogen and James Franco's "The Interview" in limited release on Christmas Day. After critical calls from all corners, including from the White House, about their decision on postponing the release (though to be fair, it's hard to schedule a movie when every chain balks at screening it), Sony changed their minds and starting tomorrow, select locations around the country will have the movie waiting under the cinematic Christmas tree to be opened. But where can you see it?

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