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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

In new message, hackers appear to demand Sony halt 'The Interview'

A note that purports to come from the group that hacked Sony Pictures seems to demand that Sony stop showing the James Franco-Seth Rogen movie, The Interview, which involves a plot to kill Kim Jong-un. “Stop immediately showing the movie of terrorism which can break the regional peace and cause the War!” the note readsREAD FULL STORY

James Franco's ex-managers sued for embezzlement; countersuit filed

James Franco’s recently-fired talent and financial managers have been sued for allegedly bilking the actor and James/Levy Management out of a large sum of money for nearly a decade.

Randy James and Ken Jacobson filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court on Friday, claiming Franco’s ex-managers Miles Levy and Steve Blatt “conspired to, and did by fraudulent means, embezzle significant sums in commissions” beginning in 2006. James and Levy, listed in the court papers as childhood friends, founded James/Levy Management in 1986.

According to the suit, Levy told James that Franco was dropping the amount he paid in commission from 15 percent to 10 percent, and that Levy and Blatt diverted that five percent into a corporation named Down Goes Frazier, Inc., “formed by Miles and Blatt for the sole purpose of facilitating this theft.” Franco isn’t a direct party to the lawsuit. READ FULL STORY

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