Sony Pictures' controversial comedy "The Interview" began its atypical release with about $1 million in ticket sales from 331 theaters on Christmas Day, the studio estimated.
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After mounting pressure from theater owners, celebrities and even the White House, Sony has decided to release "The Interview" on about 200 screens beginning Christmas Day, reversing an earlier plan to scrap the opening of the controversial comedy.
Laemmle Theaters, which operates seven cinemas in Los Angeles County, said it would play "The Interview" in its North Hollywood location beginning Dec. 31.
Jens Dietrich, a 33-year-old Atlanta resident, was disappointed when he heard "The Interview" wasn't playing on Christmas Day because of threats from Sony hackers.
Theater owners say Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to release "The Interview" in the home as well as in theaters on Christmas Day, a move that is likely to heighten tensions between the embattled studio and cinema chains.
President Obama last week urged Americans to go to the movies.
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Sony Pictures Entertainment called on Twitter to stop its users from tweeting information leaked in the hack of the studio’s computer systems, saying it would hold Twitter responsible for damages unless the company complies.
An alliance of independent movie theaters says art house cinemas are willing to screen Sony Pictures' "The Interview," the Kim Jong Un assassination comedy that was pulled from release in the wake of terror threats.
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Fallout from the crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has called into question exactly what the future holds for one of Hollywood's biggest names.
Kazuo Hirai was worried. For months, the Tokyo-based chief executive of Sony Corp. had been raising questions about his Hollywood studio's plans to go forward with a film depicting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The head of the Hollywood studios' chief lobbying arm on Friday called the cyberattack on Sony Pictures "a despicable, criminal act."
Top management at Sony Pictures Entertainment are feeling the walls close in on them.
Sony Pictures Entertainment's decision to yank "The Interview" from movie theaters will benefit rival studios trying to attract audiences during the crucial holiday movie season.
The Rev. Al Sharpton on Thursday said that "the jury is still out on where we go” with embattled Sony Pictures Entertainment co-Chairman Amy Pascal, who came under pressure after a cyberattack exposed her racially tinged email exchanges with a Hollywood producer.
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Sony Pictures Entertainment's extraordinary decision to scrap the Christmas release of "The Interview" came amid mounting pressure from powerful theater owners and other studios concerned that the film's release could keep moviegoers away from multiplexes during the holidays, one of the most...
Sony Pictures Entertainment has canceled the Christmas Day release of "The Interview" after the nation's major theater chains said they would not screen the film.
Concerned about threats to moviegoers, theater owners are starting to pull "The Interview" from their holiday lineups amid a relentless cyberattack that has wreaked havoc on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Theater owners are considering canceling plans to put “The Interview” on their screens in the wake of new threats by the hacking group that has unleashed a relentless cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The hacking group behind the Sony cyber security attack has made its first physical threat.
The first legal salvo has been leveled against Sony Pictures Entertainment since the massive computer breach that exposed the personal information of thousands of current and former employees.
Weeks after hackers waged a devastating cyberassault on Sony Pictures Entertainment, major Hollywood studios have broken their silence on the worst hack attack in the industry's history.
The top executives from Sony Pictures Entertainment, still reeling from a cyberattack that crippled the studio three weeks ago, assured employees Monday that the company would survive.
Riding an Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York last week, Brian Williams gets the greetings and nods of recognition from passengers expected for someone who has spent 10 years in the anchor chair at "NBC Nightly News."
Stunned by a massive leak of sensitive documents, Sony Pictures Enterprises embarked Sunday on an attempt to contain the crisis by discouraging further media coverage of the leaked emails, which have embarrassed Hollywood stars and the studio's top executives.