Thursday, December 18, 2014

Carell movie in North Korea shut down – Västerbotten Folkblad

The scenes around the hacker attack on Sony Entertainment continues. In addition to the premiere of the film “The interwiew” is canceled after threats from the hacker group Guardians of Peace, is now filming of the movie “Pyongyang” down, writes Contactmusic. Steve Carell would have played the main role in the film, which would be based on the true story of a Canadian writer who jugs few months in the closed state. Gore Verbinski (“Pirates of the Caribbean”) was completed as a director and the recordings should have started in North Korea in March.

– There has clearly been told that because of the situation at Sony have Fox decided not to distribute the film. Without a distributor is to clamp to close down, says Verbinski in a statement.

Sony Pictures Set of Christmas premiere of “The interwiew” several movie theater chains have chosen not to show the film because of the threat of terrorist attacks targeting moviegoers . The film is about a plan to assassinate the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un and there are suspicions that the country is behind the hacker attack which led to many intricate revelations about Sony.


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