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North Korean protests create tricky PR situation for 'The Interview'
North Korean protests create tricky PR situation for 'The Interview'

North Korean President Kim Jong Un is reported to be a major fan of NBA basketball and classic rocker Eric Clapton, but evidently he’s not big on Seth Rogen movies — or at least not ones in which he’s the butt of the joke.  On Wednesday, a spokesman for North Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the upcoming comedy “The Interview” — in which Rogen and James Franco play a talk show producer and host recruited by the CIA to try to assassinate Kim — was tantamount to an “act of war” and promised “a decisive and merciless countermeasure” if the U.S. government allows the film to hit theaters.  The...

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