Los Angeles (AFP) – The comedy “The interview that kills!” on a fictitious plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, and in the center of an international imbroglio is visible from Wednesday on several internet platforms, and is due out on Thursday in some US theaters.
The film is available on Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft Xbox Video and on the website specifically created www.seetheinterview.com at a price of 5.99 dollars to 14.99 dollars rent and for sale, Sony announced Wednesday ” which has always intended to broadcast the film on a national platform, “argued its CEO Michael Lynton.
” We have contacted Google, Microsoft and other partners Wednesday, December 17 when we have understood that our initial projects were not feasible. We are pleased to offer the film in the country, “the statement said.
” I’m happy that the film so, “said Barack Obama told reporters. The president, currently on vacation in Hawaii, did not say if he was going to see it.
The film should also come out as expected Thursday in the room, but only in less than 200 theaters in the US against the 2,500 originally planned, despite the threats from hackers.
According to trade magazine Variety, the inputs have almost all been sold in the 17 rooms of the Alamo Drafthouse chain.
The film features 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.
The comedy gives the gravel and looks like a cross between a James Bond film “The Hangover” .
“I have to say that comedy is best seen in a theater full of people. Also, if you can, look at it like that. Or call friends to see it with you “responded on Twitter Seth Rogen, director of the film.
James Franco posted on Instagram a picture of him dancing alongside her friend, with the words” Merry Christmas America + Interview + is alive, watch it there – with a link to the website of the film – thank you Sony mission of making “
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Sony Pictures had flip-flopped on Tuesday authorizing the limited release of the film, in the center of a diplomatic and technological maelstrom after a cyber attack suffered by the group.
The company had initially dismayed time Hollywood by announcing last week to give up the release of the film, after the main movie channels had refused to project the fear of threats.
Actors and directors had denounced a serious attack on freedom of expression. On Monday, a group representing a total of 250 independent cinemas launched a petition asking Sony to allow them to project.
Political Side of many parliamentarians had also protested against the decision and Barack Obama deplored “a mistake” from Sony Pictures.
This comedy was described as “terrorist act” by Pyongyang which, according to US officials, sponsored the giant computer attack against Sony Pictures.
The communist regime denies being involved in piracy in which the personal data of 47,000 employees and Sony Pictures collaborators were stolen, but praised the authors.
The incident revealed November 24 was claimed by a group of pirates “Guardians of the peace” (GOP), demanding the film studio that cancels the release of “The interview that kills”.
GOP was particularly threatened to attack the cinemas that would project the comedy.
This computer attack has also led to the embarrassing emails online distribution for Sony executives.
North Korea was briefly deprived of internet Tuesday after a first general cut nine hours that could have been orchestrated in retaliation piracy.
President Obama assured that Washington would respond after the hacking. The State Department, however, refused to confirm whether Washington was involved in the network outage in North Korea.
The government news agency North Korea has again stirred the threat of Arsenal Nuclear diet and advised Washington to “think twice about its hostile policy” toward Pyongyang.