Sony Pictures decided to discontinue the movie "The Interview", which is caused by the suggestion of act of terrorism to the movie theater
Sony Pictures decided to cancel the release of Saturday comedy comedy movie "The Interview" which was scheduled from December 25 on North Korea. Over the same movie, damage such as numerous hacking and threatening acts in the United States had been continuing.
BBC News - Sony cancels The Interview release amid threats
Sony Pictures Cancels Holiday Release of 'The Interview' After Threats - NYTimes.com
Sony Cancels Theatrical Release for 'The Interview' on Christmas | Variety
"The Interview" which was created in the United States was a very stretched comedy movie to assassinate North Korea's highest leader Kim Rae-sun's 1st secretary, but North Korea is extremely strong right after the release of the work was announced Represented repulsion. Moreover, the extreme theme was controversial such as criticism was gathered from government officials even in the United States.
In addition, in the United States a number of hacking incidents and intimidation have occurred. Damages such as intimidation suggesting an act of terrorism against a movie theater that exposes the work also continued, and Sony Pictures presented options for each movie theater chain to release. In response to this, North America's majorRegal Entertainment GroupYaAMC Theaters,Cinemark · TheatersIt was reported that it was supposed to be postponed at the movie theater since it showed intention to stop publishing.
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Since the release of this work, it is remembered that a number of riots related to Sony Pictures have occurred. On November 24th "Guardians of PeaceUnder attack by a hacker who assertsAll systems are downThe situation occurred and the situation occurred that several movies including unpublished works leaked out.
Emergency situation in which several movies including unpublished works leak out of Sony Pictures - GIGAZINE
After that, it turned out that a trace was found to indicate that hacking to Sony Pictures was by North Korea.
It is reported that North Korea hacked Sony Pictures - GIGAZINE
Data hack caused by hacking is extremely large, and Sony Pictures employees and their families develop into threats ... ...
Cyber attack on Sony Pictures which was a sneaky password management system evolved to the situation where employees' families were threatened - GIGAZINE
Amy Pascal's e-mail data, which is co-chairman of the company, leaked, and the list of pseudonyms that the movie star used for privacy protection leaked out behind the movie production which should not be originally published It was happening, etc.
Information leakage from Sony Pictures, such as "Tom Cruise to Jobs" and the Celebrity Impersonation Continue - GIGAZINE
In addition, it is said that a budget of about 42 million dollars (about 5 billion yen) was cast as a production cost in this work. By the way, CNN's Pamela Brown criticized Sony Pictures 'response by drinking terrorists' demands such as "Terrorist's victory" "Was it in the country of cowardly?" Many reply to gather.
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Hacker groupPastebinWarning statements that are supposed to be written in the site including the following are as follows. This writing is thought to have led to the screening of screening of each movie theater chain.
We will clearly show it to you at the very time and places "Interview" be shown, including the premiere, how bitter fate those who seek fun in terror should be doomed to. Soon all the world will see what an awful movie Sony Pictures Entertainment has made.
The world will be full of fear.
Remember the 11th of September 2001.
We recommend you to keep yourself distant from the places at that time.
(If your house is nearby, you 'd better leave.)
Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
All the world will denounce the SONY.
When the movie 'The Interview' is released including the preliminary screening, we will have a miserable fate for those who were interesting. And the world will know how unpleasant the movie created by Sony Pictures Entertainment was.
The world will be surrounded by fear.
Recall from September 11, 2001.
We advise you not to approach that place / place that day.
(If your home is nearby, you'd better go out that day)
The event that will happen that day was the result of dirty greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The world will accuse Sony.
Sony Pictures hackers make terrorist threat against opening of "The Interview" | Ars Technica