The controversial James Franco/Seth Rogen buddy comedy has grossed an additional $5 million in its limited theatrical release.
Sony Pictures has released one final red-band trailer for the controversial comedy film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen.
After a week of release, the beleaguered Sony comedy has become the highest-grossing movie offered by the online video sites.
The Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy has been rented or downloaded more than 2 million times since its release on Christmas.
Sony Pictures announced it is “extremely grateful” for filmgoers who watched the controversial comedy on the first day of its “unconventional release.”
In addition to premiering on Christmas in 300 independent theaters, the comedy will reportedly be streamed on YouTube, Google Play and Sony’s own website. Updated with confirmation from Google!
In the latest twist, reports confirm limited theatrical and VOD release this week for the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy.
After shelving the film earlier this week, a lawyer from Sony says there are plans to release The Interview.
In a new message to the studio, characterized as a “victory lap,” the hackers suggest they’ll stop the leaks, but first they want the studio to remove “everything related” to the comedy from the Internet.
After Sony pulled The Interview in the wake of terror threats, Dallas-based Alamo Drafthouse offered a creative replacement — a free screening of the 2004 satire. Updated!
Sony Pictures has cancelled the December 25 release and distribution of Seth Rogen & James Franco’s The Interview.
Although Sony still plans to release the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy, both the New York premiere and press tour have been canceled. UPDATED!