Seth Rogen & James Franco controversial movie about North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un – The Interview – has gotten a new release date.
“The combination of Seth, Evan, and James is pure comedic magic,” Rory Bruer, president, Sony’s Worldwide Distribution for the studio said in a statement. “In our early screenings of The Interview, we’ve seen that they’ve delivered yet again, and we’re thrilled to be making the move to Christmas — one of the most important moviegoing days of the year and the perfect date to show off their brand of comedy.
The Interview, directed by Rogen and Evan Goldberg, centers around a celebrity tabloid TV show called Skylark Tonight when they disover that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show.
They plan to travel to Korea when the CIA intervenes, recruiting them to assassinate the Korean leader.The film has been very controversial given the chilly relationship between the U.S. and North Korea.