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Seth Rogen Has Hired A Former Special Forces Bodyguard Amidst North Korean Terrorist Threats!

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Boy, this is getting scary!

Following in the lead of James Franco, Seth Rogen has also beefed up his security by hiring a new bodyguard who we are hearing is quite the real deal!

[ Related: Seth Rogen And James Franco Cancel All Appearances! ]

The Interview's director, star, and story-writer was walking through LAX on Wednesday alongside his new man who insiders say:

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U.S. Government Vows To Bring Justice Upon Those Responsible For The Sony Hacking!

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WOW! Well at least they're working on something. We just don't know what it will be!

Ever since Sony decided to pull the James Franco and Seth Rogen-created film The Interview everyone has been up in arms about it in so many different ways.

Celebrities are furious about the restriction of freedom of expression but more importantly everyone is wondering the same thing…

Will those responsible for the hacking be brought to justice?

[ Related: Sony Won't Release The Interview On DVD Or VOD! ]

News broke on December 17 that insiders were saying that our government managed to link North Korea directly to the source of the attacks.

So the world collectively wondered — will the U.S. strike back?

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Not Only Has Sony Pulled The Interview From Theaters… But They're Not Releasing It On DVD Or On Demand Either!

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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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One Texas Theater Isn't Taking The Cancellation Of The Interview Sitting Down & Is Going To Show Team America: World Police Instead!

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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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James Franco Hires A HUGE Bodyguard As Sony Completely Cancels The Interview's Release Due To Terrorism Threats

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James Franco is taking the SONY hacker threats VERY seriously.

It looks like James Franco is taking some extra safety precautions, and we can't really blame him.

For the past couple of weeks, a major hack on Sony has leaked tons of information on actor salaries and juicy executive emails, but things took a scary turn on Tuesday when the hackers promised 9/11-like attacks on ANY theater showing The Interview.

Well, it appears James is taking these threats VERY seriously as he was spotted leaving a restaurant in Manhattan on Tuesday night with a noticeably HUGE bodyguard.

[ Related: The Interview's New York Premiere Has Been Canceled Following Terrorism Threats ]

This came shortly after the film's New York premiere was cancelled, and just today it was announced that Sony was axing the film's released completely since so many theaters were declining to show it.

The sight was a bit strange considering the 36-year-old is rarely seen with a bodyguard, and hopefully he wont need one for much longer.

[Image via Splash News.]

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Sony Cancels The Release Of The Interview; Investigators Determine That Hackers Behind Sony Hack Were Working For North Korea

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UPDATE: Sources tell CNN that U.S. investigators have determined that the hackers that perpetrated the Sony hack were indeed working for North Korea.

An announcement could come as soon as Thursday, so be ready for more updates as more is revealed.

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So sad!

It looks like Sony will not be putting out The Interview at all.

After most major movie theater chains pulled the film from their schedules following the threats of terrorism made by hackers, Sony has decided to shelve the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy entirely.

[ Related: Seth Rogen & James Franco Cancel All Upcoming Public Appearances ]

In a statement, the studio said:

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The Interview Has Now Been Dropped By Pretty Much Every American Theater After Terrorist Threats — How Does That Make YOU Feel??

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We are so shocked and disappointed by this!

It looks like Carmike Theaters will not be alone in pulling The Interview from their schedules after threats of terrorism; according to Deadline, every major theater chain in America is following suit.

If you go see movies at AMC, Cinemark, Cineplex, or Regal Cinemas, you won't be seeing Seth Rogen and James Franco fumble through an assassination plot this Christmas.

[ Related: Seth Rogen & James Franco Cancel All Upcoming Public Appearances ]

We are scared for the safety of the film's stars and terrified at the idea of another terrorist attack hitting U.S. soil, but we just don't know if this is the right call.

Whether the film is offensive to some or not, doesn't letting terrorists decide what we can and can't watch go against our fundamental freedoms?

We're just so sad to know that this kind of violent tactic worked.

What do U think?

Should theaters have dropped The Interview because of threats?

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Should theaters have dropped The Interview because of threats?

  • No, you can't give in to terrorists! (64%)
  • Yes, safety is more important! (36%)

Total Votes: 4,861

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