Now that Sony has done a 180 and decided to at least partially release “The Interview” on Christmas Day, the writers and co-directors of the film Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have finally broken their silence about the whole thing.
When the news was bad and Sony cancelled the film’s release the two kept their mouths shut. Now they have taken to Twitter to celebrate.
Rogen wrote, “The people have spoken! Freedom has prevailed! Sony didn’t give up! The Interview will be shown at theaters willing to play it on Xmas day!”
Is this really a victory for freedom of speech? Before Sony pulled it from distribution, many major movie theater chains had already declared that they would not show “The Interview.” And even now the film will only be available in a small number of theater chains across the U.S. As of right now only about 200 will be screening it. For a complete list of locations check out the now restored The Interview Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/notes/887143141338555/
Goldberg posted, “Thanks to everyone who didn’t give up on our movie! @Sethrogen & I are humbled & overwhelmed by your support. Hope you enjoy the film!”
Rogen’s co-star in the movie James Franco added, “VICTORY!!!!!!!
The PEOPLE and THE PRESIDENT have spoken!!!
SONY to release THE INTERVIEW in theaters… ” and, “CELEBRATING!!!!!
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