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Man Tries to Sell $650 Worth of Scalped Tickets to ‘The Interview,’ Demands Refund When Sony Offers it Online
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Plenty of skeptics wondered if the international crisis surrounding Sony’s new film “The Interview” might end up being a publicity boon for an otherwise mediocre film. One Cincinnati man certainly saw the business potential surrounding the film’s release, buying $650 worth of tickets with the intention of scalping them, only to be foiled when Sony released the film a day early online. More

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UPDATE: Sony Cancels December 25 Release of ‘The Interview’ After Terror Threat
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UPDATE (5:15 PM): Sony has canceled the scheduled December 25 release of James Franco and Seth Rogen’s new film “The Interview after the top five theater circuits in the U.S. announced they would not be screening the film.

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The top five theater circuits in the U.S. will not be showing James Franco and Seth Rogen’s new film “The Interview” amid threats from the Sony hacking group promising a 9-11 scenario for theaters that do not capitulate. More

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Dennis Rodman wears Sox hat — oh, and goes crazy on CNN
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The bizarre bromance between Dennis Rodman and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un took yet another weird turn, as the ex-NBA player went ballistic on Chris Cuomo of “New Day.” Rodman is leading a group of former ballers into the communist country to play an exhibition game for the supreme leader’s birthday, but when Cuomo questioned him about Kenneth Bae, a US citizen who has been imprisoned in North Korea for murky reasons, the Worm lost his mind. For one thing, he didn’t seem to know anything about Bae. More