Seth Rogen on ‘The Interview’ Release: ‘Freedom Has Prevailed’

Seth Rogen on 'The Interview' Release:

After keeping mum while the saga of “The Interview” unfolded, Seth Rogen and James Franco took to Twitter to express their excitement that the film will indeed bow on select screens on Christmas day.

Rogen, who co-directed, co-wrote and stars in the film about bumbling journalists attempting to assassinate Kim Jong-un of North Korea, tweeted that “Freedom has prevailed!”

Evan Goldberg, who co-wrote and co-directed with creative partner Rogen, expressed that they were “humbled & overwhelmed” by the outpouring of support for their film.

Franco, known for his eccentric social media presence, even joked about President Obama flubbing his name.

Randall Park, who plays Jong-un in “The Interview,” also thanked fans on Twitter.

Sony had announced on Dec. 17 that it would pull “The Interview” from theaters after the studio was hacked and received threats of physical violence for distributing the film. The FBI has since confirmed that North Korea was linked to the hacking.

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  1. Reality Checked says:

    I can’t stop laughing at the utter ridiculousness—and the fact so many people are buying into this movie marketing stunt which garnered this otherwise forgotten flick MILLIONS of dollars in free publicity and generated far more interest than the movie would ever had had otherwise. This has NOTHING to do with freedom and EVERYTHING to do with an obvious Hollywood movie studio scheme. If you seriously think North Korea had anything to do with this, you clearly haven’t been paying attention. Anyone who goes to see this movie is a true sucker courtesy of SONY studios.

  2. Please says:

    Sony and Lifetime should be in court for human rights abuse this Christmas not celebrating a stupid movie that they never should have made.

  3. nerdrage says:

    Too early to think about The Interview 2: Electric Boogaloo?

    Go after ISIS, guys. Imagine the hilarity of Seth Rogan in an orange jumpsuit!

  4. PETER says:

    These two arrogant, untalented idiot cowards have been in hiding, in bed with their bodyguards!

  5. John Shea says:

    Indeed freedom is prevailing!

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