Washington (AFP) – After many adventures, the comedy “The interview that kills!” on a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is now visible in a few hundred theaters in the United States, one of the main actors were even invited to a screening Wednesday night in Los Angeles.
“We thought it would never happen,” said Seth Rogen, co-director and one of the poster for the comedy heads during a night session on Wednesday one of the very . for the first feature film, independent film in Los Angeles
His co-producer Evan Goldberg, also present at the surprise appearance, thanked the audience for making the move: “The his being thrown here and all of you guys, your coming … “” damn, it’s super awesome, “said Mr. Rogen, ending the sentence of his friend.
“We just wanted to thank you. Without cinemas like this without people like you guys, it would not have happened,” said Seth Rogen, according to videos posted on YouTube by many viewers.
For the major US movie theater chains have all announced last week that they would not project the comedy as a result of threats from hackers, referring to the attacks of Sept. 11.
A decision that forced the studio Sony pictures entertainment (SPE) to cancel the trip to the movies, scheduled on December 25 in the United States after being delayed once.
Actors and directors had denounced serious attack on freedom of expression, many parliamentarians had regretted the decision of SPE and President Barack Obama called the retreat “error”.
On Tuesday, the studio has finally changed posture authorizing a limited release –environ 300 cinemas planned to show the film according to US media, against 2,500 initialement– and making it available on Wednesday evening, for a fee, on several internet platforms and a dedicated website (www.seetheinterview. com).
The Studio General Manager Michael Lynton said that Sony had “always intended to broadcast the film on a national platform.”
It was the Start a mere American comedy starring James Franco and Seth Rogen in television journalists who get an interview with Kim Jong-Un. It was then that the CIA gets involved and load kill the young leader. It has become an international issue, with the protection of freedom of expression on the front line.
For the film so irritated the Pyongyang regime, which described “an act of terrorism “that North Korea has sponsored a massive hacking SPE with blackmail the key. This was affirmed the US federal police, the FBI last week.
The incident revealed on November 24 was claimed by a group of pirates “Guardians of the peace” (GOP ), requiring the film studio that cancels the movie. These hackers were particularly threatened to attack the cinemas that would project the comedy.
The communist regime denies being involved in this piracy in which the personal data of 47,000 employees and employees of Sony Pictures have notably been stolen, but praised the authors.
President Obama assured that Washington would respond after the hacking, described by the FBI as the most serious cyber attack ever conducted in the United States.
The government news agency North Korea has again stirred the threat of the nuclear arsenal of the regime and advised Washington to “think twice about its hostile policy” toward Pyongyang.