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The Interview to play on 200 US screens

Sony Pictures reverses decision to pull the film, which will now have 'a limited theatrical release'

Published Wed, Dec 24, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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SONY Pictures will allow The Interview to play in more than 200 US cinemas as of Christmas Day, reversing its decision to pull the film, after coming under criticism from US President Barack Obama and others for caving in to pressure from North Korea.

The White House praised Sony's about-face, which the studio said would result in "a limited theatrical release" of the film, which stars Seth Rogen and James Franco and is about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korea leader Kim Jong Un.

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