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Sony CEO worried for months about 'The Interview,' emails show
Sony CEO worried for months about 'The Interview,' emails show

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. In a June 23 email, a Sony executive in Japan sent word to the studio, writing that Hirai was "very much concerned about this film" and its potential for angering the North Korean government. Two days later, North Korea declared the film an "act of war." More communications followed, including requests that the gruesome death scene be toned down. Filmmakers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg made numerous attempts to edit the sequence...

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