The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Friday in its first public act of retribution for a crippling cyberattack against Sony.
North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy “The Interview.”
Hundreds of people in the Bay Area turned out in droves yesterday to see the new Seth Rogan and James Franco movie, ”The Interview.”
With the lure of free popcorn, KPIX 5’s Mike Sugerman recruited about a dozen people to watch “The Interview” in our newsroom, arguably one of the most controversial movies of all-time.
We asked a few of our KPIX and KCBS reporters for some predictions for 2015, and here’s what they said:
Where To Watch ‘The Interview’ Streaming Online Christmas Eve, and In Bay Area Theaters Christmas Day
After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film online on Christmas Eve and in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all.
EXCLUSIVE: The Interview’s Seth Rogen Foreshadows North Korean Hackers Attacking Sony’s Servers In Advance Of Movie’s Release
Sometimes, the truth is stranger than fiction, and when comedian Seth Rogen joked about North Korean hackers breaking into Sony in advance of “The Interview” being released, his “theory” turned out to be dangerously accurate.
In Historic First, Sony Releases ‘The Interview’ Online Christmas Eve, In Independent Theaters Christmas Day
After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all, acquiescing to the outcry of many Americans who said the nation had suffered an attack on the freedom of speech.
North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.
Hollywood is on high alert as the Sony cyberattack by North Korea continues to reverberate worldwide.