Sony executives told theatres the studio would not pull the comedy. The unidentified hackers have exposed thousands of Sony's internal documents and emails to public scrutiny. "I explained that we wanted to act in a responsible fashion and that the film was designed to entertain and not to make a political statement," Lynton said, in the June 26 email to Sony...» Read More
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