"The Interview" Comedy Action Film that Has North Korea Threatening War

The Interview Movie - Official Trailer - In Theaters This Christmas! (Sony Pictures Entertainment).

Update: Apparently this movie will go down in history as the most inspiring movie for hackers -- and it is not even about computer hacking. You've hear Sony got hacked because of this movie: 1) are executives wondering if the comedy was worth the risk of personally attacking a foreign dictator, and 2) Who hacked -- North Korean operatives or a disgruntled Sony employee.

In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show "Skylark Tonight." When they discover that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un.

Starring ...
James Franco as David Skylark
Seth Rogen as Aaron Rapoport
Lizzy Caplan as Agent Lacey
Randall Park as Kim Jong-un
Timothy Simons as Malcolmk
Charles Rahi Chun as General Jong
Rob Lowe as Himself
Anders Holm
Guy Fieri
Joseph Gordon-Levitt

On June 25, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency condemned the film, promising "stern" and "merciless" retaliation if the film is released. On July 17, 2014 North Korea requested that President Barack Obama halt the film's release. A statement by state-run news agency KCNA: "Our military and our people regard the supreme leader as more precious than their own lives."On August 7, 2014, Sony pushed back the film's release date from October 10, 2014 to December 25, 2014.

The Telegraph North Korea 'threatens war' over Hollywood Kim Jong-un comedy film