No Active Plot Against Movie Theaters, Says Department of Homeland Security

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In reviewing the latest threat from the Sony hackers, the Department of Homeland Security says it has not yet discovered evidence of an active plot against U.S. theaters planning to show “The Interview.”

According to a DHS official, the department is aware of the newest development. “We are still analyzing the credibility of these statements, but at this time there is no credible intelligence to indicate an active plot against movie theaters within the United States,” the statement reads.

The latest email from the hackers appears to threaten theaters screening the movie. “Remember the 11th of September 2001,” it reads. “We recommend you to keep yourself distant from the places at that time. (If your house is nearby, you’d better leave.) Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.”

“The Interview” is still scheduled to open on Christmas Day. Neither Sony or theaters have yet made a decision to pull the movie.

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  1. BobC. says:

    We’re kowtowing to a bunch of bloggers from a backward nation like No. Korea???! We’re Americans, for God’s sake, and they’re taking away our right to see this (dumb) movie if we choose to! Homeland Security says there is no credible threat and we’re behaving like silly little kids fearing the bogeyman. This is ridiculous!

  2. Seo says:

    Next thing you know, there’ll be some sort of a Pearl Harbor-like surprise attack from above, Michael Bay style.

  3. Spike says:

    Hey, I have an idea. Why don’t we sacrifice Bill Cosby to Kim Il Jong? Send him over as a sacrificial lamb to placate him and stop the threats.

  4. Dave says:

    I worked for Sony at the Broadcast and Professional Elecronics Company and this kind of behaviour was never tolorated. One racial insensitive remark was enough to get fired.

  5. JOE S HILL says:

    These are the kind of threats that nobody out there,should take lightly! if Terrorists are anything,then the word that goes along with them,are “unpredictable”! while the Sony mess is still being felt,i hope that they
    fire Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin,for their arrogance and lies,even though they were victims of these Cyber Hackers accessing their Emails,the truth somehow gets known! i do not like Sony,trying to run a
    Hollywood studio,that should return to use its original name,Columbia Pictures,and not just in name only,
    but as a major American Hollywood studio-and FIRE these people! especially the ones,tasteless enough
    to do a movie,that is literally saying that America needs to kill Kim Jong Un-who in the hell do we think we are,to arrogantly provoke a mindless confrontation with a Communist dictator,who can STILL cause a Third World War to occur? and compounding that dangerous insult,by using an actor,as stupid as Seth Rogen! and for such threats NOT to be taken seriously,,really? i hope “THE INTERVIEW” causes a major
    financial loss to Sony,as well as to Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin’s careers,for their unprofessional behaviors-but if people out there are in the least bit smart,they’d be wise in taking caution,if they watch this movie,,they may die of boredom,and for their sakes,let’s hope that that’s all it is!

    • cadavra says:

      Scott Rudin is not an employee of Sony Pictures and had no involvement with THE INTERVIEW. Try and keep your opinions factual.

      • cadavra says:

        Cindy: Nope, read it again. He specifically says, “i hope that they fire Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin,for their arrogance”

      • cindy says:

        He didn’t say that Scott was..He is talking about their careers..as well as Scotts ignorant comments..

  6. macd says:

    “Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.”
    “Called”? Don’t they mean “caused”? This shows that the ‘Guardians of Peace’ are illiterate and therefore could be . . . anybody!!! And I find the fact that the “Department of Homeland Security” has not yet discovered any evidence of a plot against U.S. movie theaters makes me more nervous than ever!

  7. cindy says:

    Sounds like a major threat to me, I will not take my family to any Movie as we typically do every Christmas day..What a big mess that you have created internationally Amy & Scott….Out of touch with reality and world affairs…There is a Great big world outside of Beverly Hills.

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