Sony scraps “The Interview”

Sony Scraps "The Interview"
Sony Pictures won't release comedy centered on assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in wake of hacking and threats.

(KUSA) Sony Pictures has announced it will not move forward with its planned release of “The Interview.”

The announcement comes after five of the country’s top movie theater chains announced they would not show the film because of terrorist threats.

AMC, Regal Entertainment, Cinemark, Carmike and Cineplex entertainment all refused to show the film after the group claiming responsibility for hacking Sony’s computer systems threatened violence at theaters showing the movie.

“The Interview” stars Seth Rogen and James Franco as journalists recruited by the C.I.A. to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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