It looks like movies aren't the only thing Sony is canceling.
In the wake of terrorist threats from hackers, the movie studio is shutting its doors to the public.
According to sources inside the studio, the behind-the-scenes tour has been on hiatus ever since the initial news of the cyber attack.
[ Photos: Seth Rogen Has Hired A Bodyguard Amidst North Korean Terrorist Threats! ]
Apparently Sony is worried about the possibility of someone wandering off from the group.
It seems like making beds in a burning house to us, especially since the attacks reportedly came from North Korea.
But we're guessing that lot isn't the happiest place to be right now anyway.
[Image via Sony Pictures Studio Tours.]
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This is awful. The hackers are winning and there's nothing we can do to stop it (except, you know, not bending to their will!).
Sony Pictures has been hacked and all sorts of awful things have been happening from embarrassing email leaks to movie cancellations.
We previously mentioned they've pulled The Interview and don't plan to release it AT ALL anymore!
That's so ridiculous!!
Now there's another casualty: New Regency has scrapped an untitled thriller that was supposed to star Steve Carell!
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The Sony hack has revealed a lot: exciting info about potential movies, behind-the-scenes TV scandals, and the incredible rudeness of certain executives.
Unfortunately, the hackers also released confidential information about Sony employees, including social security numbers, health care records, and home addresses.
[ Related: Sony Pictures Hit By Former Employees With Lawsuit Over Data Breach! ]
Since then, Sony has been doing everything they can to keep the info secure.
And finally, they've scored at least one major victory.
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We think it's safe to say that Sony didn't have the best 2014.
After getting hacked, having private emails made public, and being threatened into cancelling The Interview's theatrical release… the studio just had to make their toughest call yet.
Not only will James Franco and Seth Rogen's action comedy not be screened in theaters, it seems that it's never going to be seen at all!
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Even more drama!
By now, you've probably heard that The Interview has been cancelled from airing in any theaters, but we've got an update that makes this story even crazier.
While no theaters will be able to show the James Franco and Seth Rogen comedy about killing the leader of North Korea, that's not stopping one Texas theater from giving it their all!
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It looks like Alex Trebek's game show hosting career was in serious Jeopardy recently — and we had no idea!
According to the latest leaked emails resulting from the Sony hack, the longtime Jeopardy! host had a bit of a standoff with producers over an incident during Kids Week that had a little girl running backstage in tears.
[ Video: Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Messes Up In The Form Of A Question! ]
Apparently the contestant ended in the red at -$1400, making her ineligible to compete in Final Jeopardy.
How did Alex break the news? Well, in quite the usual way. He said:
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What a mess!
Sony Pictures Entertainment is dealing with the fallout after a massive security computer breach ended up leaking all of this confidential stuff — including their employees' personal information!
And not just their current ones either… but their former ones, as well!
And that apparently is the basis for this lawsuit against Sony by two of its former employees.
Lawyers representing the two former workers have filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles and the legal documents claim that Sony
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