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  • Sony Pictures has 'no further release plans' for 'The Interview,' studio says

    Sony Pictures has 'no further release plans' for 'The Interview,' studio says
    Sony Pictures Entertainment has canceled the Christmas Day release of "The Interview" after the nation's major theater chains said they would not screen the film. The action came as U.S. intelligence officials confirmed widespread speculation that the...
  • Sony scraps 'The Interview' release; North Korea blamed for hack

    Sony scraps 'The Interview' release; North Korea blamed for hack
    Sony Pictures Entertainment's extraordinary decision to scrap the Christmas release of "The Interview" came amid mounting pressure from powerful theater owners and other studios concerned that the film's release could keep moviegoers away from multiplexes...
  • Police: Reported cyber attack on public works department was malware

     Police: Reported cyber attack on public works department was malware
    A reported cyber attack on a Hinsdale village computer turned out to be a case of malware, officials said this week. Hinsdale police were alerted by village employees to an incident on Oct. 30 in which someone may have targeted and encrypted files on...
  • Some theaters drop 'The Interview' amid Sony hacker threats

    Concerned about threats to moviegoers, theater owners are starting to pull "The Interview" from their holiday lineups amid a relentless cyberattack that has wreaked havoc on Sony Pictures Entertainment. The dropping of the film from the lucrative...
  • 'The Interview's' Kim Jong Un actor, Randall Park, knew it was 'insane'

    'The Interview's' Kim Jong Un actor, Randall Park, knew it was 'insane'
    Before signing on to play North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the comedy "The Interview," actor Randall Park understandably had a few concerns. After all, this wasn't just another outrageous Seth Rogen comedy; this was an outrageous Seth Rogen comedy about...
  • Sony hack emails: Leaks mount ahead of 'Interview' premiere

    Sony hack emails: Leaks mount ahead of 'Interview' premiere
    Sony Pictures Entertainment is going through with its red carpet rollout for the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy “The Interview” on Thursday evening in Los Angeles -- but unlike other Hollywood premieres, no press interviews will be allowed. ...
  • Sony Pictures execs debated risk of 'The Interview' before cyberattack

    Months before a devastating computer attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, studio executives debated the risk of releasing the upcoming comedy "The Interview" amid threats from North Korea that the movie was tantamount to an act of war. Studio...
  • Cyberattack could cost Sony Pictures tens of millions of dollars

    Cyberattack could cost Sony Pictures tens of millions of dollars
    The financial cost of the crippling cyberattack that hit Sony Pictures Entertainment last week is beginning to become clear — and it won't be cheap. The Culver City film and television studio could face an outlay of tens of millions of dollars,...
  • Sony tries to contain damage as hackers leak more data

    Sony tries to contain damage as hackers leak more data
    Sony executives are struggling to contain damage in the aftermath of a hacking that leaked several finished films, personal information about thousands of employees and other confidential documents. On Wednesday, hackers distributed digital files that...
  • Before Sony hacking, 'Interview' co-directors knew of N. Korea risk

    The upcoming comedy from Sony Pictures Entertainment, "The Interview," was expected to draw the ire of the North Korean government, with a plot that depicts a fictional assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un. It's still unclear whether the film...
  • 'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world

    'Interview' fallout no laughing matter in comedy world
    In the early 1990s, writer-director Jim Abrahams was making a big studio comedy about a mission to kill a foreign dictator — and not just any foreign dictator, one the United States had recently gone to war against: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein....