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Thanks to the shadowy Guardians of Peace (GOP) and their latest 911-esque threats, Sony has decided to pull the plug on their latest James Franco and Seth Rogen vehicle: “The Interview.”
Here at EzFIM we have no problem with Sony’s decision to NOT release The Interview. Rogen and Franco are in every other comedy that has been produced over the last ten years, so we’ve had our fill of the two jokesters. However, The Interview will have a far greater impact historically than it would have had it been allowed a theatrical release.
Not only does it draw more attention to the destructive impact a cyberattack can have on ALL businesses, it will go down in history as the first time a group of cyber criminals were able to halt the seemingly bulletproof Hollywood Movie Machine.
Sure, early on, it seemed harmless enough—almost comical, as The Hack gave us all a sneak behind the scenes of Hollywood. Let’s face it, it’s hard to be shocked by anything in today’s media-saturated world. It’s also not everyday that you can find Brad Pitt‘s actual cell phone number online (yeah, he never returned our call either).
Here’s a quick recap at the chaos created by the GOP: