‘The Interview’ Faces Uncertain Future Internationally


American cinemagoers intent on watching Sony’s The Interview on Christmas Day could get their wish even if theater chains do decide to pull the film. There’s only one catch though: they’ll have to travel to Baghdad to do so.

The film is set to open day and date with the U.S. on December 25 in Iraq and Lebanon. Given that both countries have experienced their fair share of conflict, it comes as no surprise that a comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is hardly ruffling any feathers. “We don’t expect any problems with it over here,” said one local source. “It is a different matter in the Gulf, though, where we might have issues with the censorship board. They don’t like things which are too politically sensitive but we’ll know for sure in the next few weeks.”

While Sony’s plans for the domestic release remain up in the air following the decision…

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