Seth Rogen Surprises Fans at ‘The Interview’ Screening in L.A.

Seth Rogen Surprises Fans 'The Interview'
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The Interview” star Seth Rogen and co-director Evan Goldberg introduced the political satire at a sold-out screening early Christmas morning at the Cinefamily theater in Los Angeles.

“You are the best, without you we thought this might not happen at all,” Rogen told the crowd, according to NBC News.

“If it wasn’t for theaters like this and people like you, this wouldn’t be f—ing happening.”

The event drew news crews and featured Christmas carolers.

The 12:35 a.m. screening at Cinemfamily was one of the first for “The Interview.” More than 300 independent theaters in the U.S. agreed Tuesday to show the movie — even though Sony had told them that a VOD release would take place immediately.

Major chains such as AMC, Regal and Carmike are refusing to book “The Interview” due to the VOD release, which launched Wednesday morning via YouTube, Google Play, Microsoft’s Xbox Video and its own website for $5.99.

“The Interview” stars Rogen and James Franco as bumbling TV journalists persuaded by the CIA to assassinate the leader of North Korea.

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  1. Toby Belch says:

    It’s ludicrous for the big chains to claim that they will not exhibit THE INTERVIEW because of the VOD release. It’s because of their abject cowardice (prrrrrrrrr cluck cluck cuck) that VOD became the obvious path to the black for Sony.

  2. occultology says:

    Final Score: Freedom 2
    North Korea 1

  3. Justin Moore says:

    As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps I thank each and every effort to show this film. We as a nation should not yield to the demands of some puffed up dictator. Sony made America look weak. Mr Rogen…your efforts in the face of north Korean threats perfectly displays the meaning “home of the brave.” If you are in need of a body guard I will work for you for free. It is the least I can do for you Mr Rogen. You are a true American.

  4. facts says:

    This would be great–if the movie were funny! And this “free speech” issue is more than a bit stupid–Sony is a corporation, not an individual, yet the whole episode has raised hackles of individual entitlement.

  5. diyana says:

    this is so awesome !!

  6. zman says:

    Theaters better get with the times…they r a changin

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