Sony Hackers Threaten Terror Attacks At Cinemas Showing The Interview

Sony Hackers Threaten Terror Attacks at Theatres Showing The Interview

In a warning published by Variety, the Sony hackers threatened to carry out an attack on the premiere of The Interview, as well as other showings of the Seth Rogan comedy.

The hackers also released a set of the files, the previously promised "Christmas surprise", named "Michael Lynton" after the CEO of Sony Pictures. This latest leak follows previous dumps of confidential Sony information, including the emails of Sony exec Amy Pascal and personal data from employees and ex-employees.

The full content of the email as reported by Variety is below:

Warning

We will clearly show it to you at the very time and places "The Interview" be shown, including the premiere, how bitter fate those who seek fun in terror should be doomed to.

Soon all the world will see what an awful movie Sony Pictures Entertainment has made.

The world will be full of fear.

Remember the 11th of September 2001.

We recommend you to keep yourself distant from the places at that time.

(If your house is nearby, you'd better leave.)

Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

All the world will denounce the SONY.

[Variety]


Comments

    What is their beef with this movie? I keep hearing how hackers keep trying to stop SONY from releasing it... why?
    Why this movie and not something else?
    WTF is their problem?

      Cause its a comedy and they take the piss out of Kim Jong Un...

      Dave Skylark and producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight." When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.

      From IMDB

        Because Kim is brutally slaughtered.

      Because it's funny to make people believe there's something important about a dumb Seth Rogan comedy.

    They leaked it, right? I can just download it then. Can I use "self defence" as a reason to download?

      Not leaked yet which makes no sense since they are just throwing free publicity for the movie and it will make hundreds of millions. Just leak it so it won't make as much and in turn Sony won't make as much.

        Agreed.
        It is as though they want the movie to make a ton of cash.
        What is interesting though to me- is in its heart its a deeper issue.
        It isn't what is in the movie, or what it says. It's the fact that one country enables its country men to say what they want. Another country enables its country men to attack another country because of it.
        In my mind, the interview as a movie is no longer a significant factor in what is happening.

          Perhaps its a tactic by Sony to make a shit movie into a hit.

            With all the damage to Sony's brand, staff and business relationships that the leaked information has resulted in you can't possibly believe that this was an intentional ploy just to promote a movie.

              I know dude, it was a joke. Perhaps a :P at the end of my comment would have assisted in getting that across.

    They're just keyboard warriors sitting in their mothers basement.

    One year its death threats and riots over cartoons, now its the threat of terrorist style attacks because of a comedy movie. Some people in the world are truly disconnected from reality.

    Oh look, it's the hackers from Joketown coming to spoil the fun, again.

    "Soon all the world will see what an awful movie Sony Pictures Entertainment has made"

    Waaay ahead of ya there, champ.

    In all serious, this is a country that has already made countless threats, including those of nuclear war. Seems like yet another desperate cry for attention.

    Kims death scene which seems to have caused some BIG angst. lollolololol

    http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/16/7400963/sony-hack-leaked-clip-the-interview-kim-jong-un-death-scene

      The real Kim Jong Un would have diverted that missile with his amazing psychic powers!

    So, North Korea denies being the hackers and now the hackers are threatening any cinemas that show a movie taking the piss out of North Korea.

    Hmm, there's a mystery afoot here.

    Big scary hackers - Can't even write a threat email without ending a sentence in a preposition.

      English would be their second language in north korea.

        In North Korea, English would, their second language be!

    I'm sorry but
    How did North korea intimidate you
    I mean come on its North Korea
    That's like being frightened by a hyperactive puppy

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