Cinema chain US, Sony film not run after hacker threat




An American cinema chain has decided to film The Interview not run after hackers threatened attacks. Along with the threat the hackers gave all emails from the Director of Sony Pictures release.

In an e-mail to journalists have hinted the hackers Sony Pictures on attacks on cinemas running the film The Interview. “The world will be full of fear. Recall his September 11, 2001. We encourage you to stay far from the sites. If you live in the neighborhood, you better leave,” in the e-mail, which include BuzzFeed publishes .

The threat is a new escalation in the case of the hacking of Sony Pictures. The Interview is a comedy about an attempt to murder the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The film would go running with Christmas, but the American chain Carmike Cinemas, with 278 cinemas, has according to Variety decided not to show the film. The premiere of the film in New York has been called off, writes Deadline. The premiere in Los Angeles on December 11, incidentally went smoothly, and the FBI has said that no evidence that actual attacks are being planned there.

Simultaneously with the threat the group around the hack the entire e-mail inbox of the Director of Sony Pictures released. It is according to The Hollywood Reporter probably 12,466 messages, including the deleted mails from the period of 12 November 2008 to 21 November 2014. The publication can be serious consequences, as the mails probably many intimate details about the strategy and financial management of the containing film company.


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