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Sony lawyer says 'The Interview' will still be distributed


The Interview will eventually be released — but Sony doesn’t know how just yet.

Sony lawyer David Boies (pictured above) went on Meet the Press Sunday morning to discuss Sony’s decision to pull the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy out of theaters. “Sony has been fighting to get this picture distributed,” he said. “It will be distributed. How it’s going to be distributed, I don’t think anybody knows quite yet. But it’s going to be distributed.” READ FULL STORY

TV pioneer Larry Auerbach dies at 91

On Saturday, the television industry lost another one of its giants; TV director Larry Auerbach died at age 91 in La Jolla, California, from complications of glioblastoma.


Sony responds to Obama's comments, says it had 'no choice'

Responding to President Obama’s comments that the company made a “mistake” in pulling The Interview, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton said that Sony has “not backed down” in an interview with CNN. The company also released a statement in which it said that it had “no choice” but to cancel the theatrical release after theaters decided not to screen it.


Obama says Sony made a mistake pulling 'The Interview'

During his end-of-year press conference today, President Barack Obama said he believes that Sony made a “mistake” in halting the release of their film The Interview, after they came under attack from hackers now linked to North KoreaREAD FULL STORY

Sony's Amy Pascal meets with Al Sharpton to discuss race and Hollywood

Dealing with the fallout from hacked emails which revealed a conversation full of racist jokes about President Obama’s taste in movies, Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal met with Al Sharpton and Marc H. Morial, President of the National Urban League, on Thursday.  READ FULL STORY

Sony shares, quickly pulls new trailer for 'The Interview'


In what we can only assume was a colossal slip-up, Sony released a new trailer for The Interview on Thursday, just one day after the company canceled its Christmas release and announced it had no plans to release it on DVD or VOD. READ FULL STORY

Investigation reveals how hackers accessed Sony's computers

Weeks after the Sony hacking attack that resulted in the leak of sensitive employee information and private email and most recently prompted the company to cancel the highly contentious The Interview, U.S. investigators are learning more about how the hackers initially gained access to the company’s computers.  READ FULL STORY

Former employees file another lawsuit against Sony

Two former Sony employees, Joshua Foster and Ella Carline Archibeque, have filed a class action lawsuit against Sony, the third lawsuit filed against the company in the past week.

According to the lawsuit obtained by EW, the plaintiffs allege that Sony “failed to adequately safeguard its current and former employees’ personal information” and as a result are seeking “injunctive relief requiring [Sony Pictures Entertainment] to implement and maintain security practices to comply with regulations designed to prevent and remedy these types of breaches.” READ FULL STORY

White House is treating Sony hack as 'serious national security matter'

At a Thursday press briefing, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed that the FBI and the National Security Division of the Department of Defense are continuing to investigate the recent Sony hack, which he says is “being treated as a serious national security matter.”

Although Earnest didn’t provide details about the investigation, he was clear that President Obama’s administration stands “squarely on the side of artists and other private citizens who seek to freely express their views.” READ FULL STORY

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