For a film that would have just come and gone in the usual 3,000 theaters without much fanfare, the $40 million comedy has now become an accidental case study in the world of day-and-date releases, in which titles are available both in theaters and for digital rental simultaneously.
Gamers who woke up excited Christmas Day to play with their new PlayStations and Xboxes were sorely disappointed to find out that online service was down for the gaming consoles.
The highly anticipated release of Sony Pictures Enterainments “The Interview” opened in theaters Thursday in Los Angeles County.
Sony Pictures Entertainment’s “The Interview” was made available for rent and purchase online Wednesday morning.
Reports of sporadic internet outages throughout North Korea have progressed to claim that there is now no internet in the country at all.
Hollywood is on high alert as the Sony cyberattack by North Korea continues to reverberate worldwide.
Hollywood reaction continued to pour in Friday in response to Sony’s decision to pull “The Interview” from release.
The FBI said Friday there’s enough evidence to conclude the North Korean government was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Advertisements for Sony Pictures’ “The Interview” were taken down Thursday after the film’s Christmas Day release was canceled following a threat made by hackers.
Four of the five largest movie theater chains Wednesday announced that they will not show Sony’s “The Interview” after threatening messages were posted by hackers, according to the Wall Street Journal.
A group claiming to be behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment issued a rambling threat Tuesday against theaters planning to show the upcoming film “The Interview,” and said people considering going to the movie should “remember the 11th of September 2001.”
Officials at Sony Pictures Studios apologized to employees Monday for the recent cyber attack that drew national attention pertaining to sensitive information leaked.
The FBI said Friday it is investigating threatening emails sent to some employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment, which was hit by a cyberattack last week that disrupted its computer system and spewed confidential information onto the Internet.
A cyber attack on the computer system at Sony Pictures could be inside job, according to reports.
The next wave of computer and video games is on display at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the E3 Convention.