It's Official. Sony Will Not Release 'The Interview' On Any Platform
News began swirling about movie chains pulling the plug on showing The Interview after a group of hackers threatened attacks on cinemas that showed the flick. However, these threats were deemed harmless by Homeland Security, and it appeared that Sony may release the Rogen-Franco buddy comedy on VOD (Video On Demand).
USA Today reports that Sony has pulled plug on The Interview in any form. I was looking forward to the film, and the news of the cancellation saddens me, as it looked to be one of the funnier films in recent memory. I hope this doesn't spawn a trend in films being pulled due to threats in the future because that would be unfortunate for moviegoers.
Sony's statement on the issue: