Residents: ‘The Interview’ was never a safety concern

Amid threats of terrorism by hackers, Sony is bowing to pressure from theaters and canceling its release of the film "The Interview." The film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, is about two hapless

News 12 Staff

Dec 19, 2014, 4:13 AM

Updated 3,506 days ago

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Amid threats of terrorism by hackers, Sony is bowing to pressure from theaters and canceling its release of the film "The Interview."
The film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, is about two hapless journalists recruited by the CIA to assassinate the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un.
Bow Ties in New City was among the first theaters in the country to drop the film. Other cinemas across the country quickly followed suit.
Matt Schatz, of New City, is a moviegoer who thinks Sony and theater chains made the wrong call canceling its debut due to threats of terrorism.
Other residents are defending Sony's decision, saying the film should have never been made in the first place.
The vast majority of people News 12 spoke with say safety was never a real concern for them.
"I don't think anything would have happened - you can't live your life on threats," said one moviegoer.
 
 


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