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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

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Binh and I ran down the list of the top films at last weekend’s figures. The majority of the top films experienced drop-offs of 30%-50%. I was thinking the New Year’s Weekend would hold up better, but a glance at BoxOfficeMojo.com proved me wrong. We were right on the mark in our prediction with the week’s only wide release, “The Woman in Black 2:

‘The Interview’ Has Grossed $31 Million on VOD, Will Get Wide UK and Ireland Release Update: Sony will release The Interview in the UK and Ireland on February 6. We don’t have info on or even an indication of further international dates at this time. While it’s a far cry from the $100m that some had expected The Interview to make in a theatrical release, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg‘s comedy has pulled in over $30m on VOD after being available online since December 24.

North Korea Blasts US Over Sony Hacking Sanctions North Korea on Sunday slammed the United States for slapping economic sanctions on it in the wake of the cyberattack on Sony Pictures. A spokesman for North Korea’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied any role in the breach and accused the United States of “groundlessly” stirring up hostility. The sanctions show America’s “inveterate repugnancy and hostility toward the DPRK,” the official added, referring to the country’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The harsh words were the latest chapter in the twisting saga of &#

'The Interview' Gets More VOD as Final Red Band Trailer Arrives The dust has settled on the controversial release of The Interview, but if you haven't been able to see the film in its limited theatrical engagement or for some reason couldn't watch the Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg comedy on YouTube, Google Play, Xbox or Sony's website to stream the film, you'll have even more options to watch it. Beginning today, Deadline reports a slew of cable, satellite and telecom providers will be offering The Interview for rental on VOD for $5.99, which is how much it costs to stream everywhere else.

'The Interview' Gets More VOD as Final Red Band Trailer Arrives The dust has settled on the controversial release of The Interview, but if you haven't been able to see the film in its limited theatrical engagement or for some reason couldn't watch the Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg comedy on YouTube, Google Play, Xbox or Sony's website to stream the film, you'll have even more options to watch it. Beginning today, Deadline reports a slew of cable, satellite and telecom providers will be offering The Interview for rental on VOD for $5.99, which is how much it costs to stream everywhere else.

Activists Planning to Balloon Drop 100,000 Copies of ‘The Interview’ into North Korea If you thought Sony’s U.S. release of “The Interview” was unconventional, wait until you hear how it’s going to be distributed in North Korea. Activist Park Sang-hak, a North Korean defector, is teaming up with the Human Rights Foundation, a U.S.

Activists Planning to Balloon Drop 100,000 Copies of ‘The Interview’ into North Korea If you thought Sony’s U.S. release of “The Interview” was unconventional, wait until you hear how it’s going to be distributed in North Korea. Activist Park Sang-hak, a North Korean defector, is teaming up with the Human Rights Foundation, a U.S.

'The Interview' Had a Big Opening Weekend Online Did you rent ‘The Interview’ online over the Christmas weekend? You did? I hope you were not assailed by nefarious hackers! Change all your passwords, just to be safe. Regardless, your purchase or rental of ‘The Interview,’ Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s ultra-controversial poop-joke-laden comedy about the attempted assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un (and poop jokes), helped make the film the biggest digital release in the history of Sony Pictures.

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

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The Interview

Seth Rogen
Sony Pictures
October 10, 2014
Post-Production