Rogen, Franco, others react to 'The Interview' online stream

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 24, 2014 at 6:40 p.m.


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NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities react to Sony's announcement Wednesday that it released Seth Rogen and James Franco's North Korea satire, "The Interview," on digital platforms:

— "You wanna watch The Interview?? You can RIGHT ... NOW!! ... Thanks Sony for making it happen. Booyah." — Rogen on Twitter moments after "The Interview" became available.

— "I need to say that a comedy is best viewed in a theater full of people, so if you can, I'd watch it like that. Or call some friends over." — Rogen added on Twitter moments later.

— "Merry X-mas MERICA! !!!!!THE INTERVIEW IS LIVE!!!!!! !!! ... Thank you SONY!!!!!!!!" — Franco on Twitter shortly after "The Interview" became available.

— "Take a picture of yourself watching it and I'll 'LIKE IT.'" — Franco on Facebook moments later.

— "THEINTERVIEW IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD! SonyPictures prevailed! GIVE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM!" — "The Interview" co-writer-director Evan Goldberg, on Twitter.

— "This Just Not In: King Jung Un says 'The Interview' is 'a laff riot, the feel-good movie of the year.' It was all a dream." — Actor Harry Shearer on Twitter hours before the online release was announced.

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