The Interview

The Interview
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 52min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
  • Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park, Diana Bang, Timothy Simons, Charles Rahi Chun

When a talk-show host (Franco) arranges an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un (Park), he and sceptical producer Aaron (Rogen) are enlisted into a CIA assassination plan. With nothing to say about international politics, the seductiveness of power or the shallowness of the media, this silly film doesn't deserve the attention it's provoked.

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Dave Franco shocked by The Interview drama

6 Mar 2015

Film gossip

Dave Franco is still shocked by the drama surrounding 'The Interview'. The 29-year-old actor's brother James appears in the controversial film, which follows the plot of the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Dave had admitted he is…

The Interview

2 Feb 20152 stars

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's controversial comedy proves hugely disappointing

At a time when satire is an increasingly rare commodity, The Interview became a cause célèbre when Sony temporarily pulled its release after threats from cyber-terrorists. A fictitious tale of a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un, Seth Rogen and Evan…

James Franco says The Interview saga 'caught people off guard'

26 Jan 2015

Film gossip

James Franco admits the controversy surrounding 'The Interview' caught people "off guard". The 36-year-old star appears alongside Seth Rogen in the much-discussed comedy film - which initially saw its release pulled because of terrorist threats - and…

Seth Rogen's 'The Interview' axed

18 Dec 2014

Film gossip

Seth Rogen and James Franco's new movie 'The Interview' will no longer be released this month. Sony Pictures Entertainment has cancelled the film's planned release in the US after several cinema chains refused to screen the movie, which is about an…

Seth Rogen unsure about link between Sony hack and The Interview

17 Dec 2014

Film gossip

Seth Rogen is not sure whether 'The Interview' is responsible for the Sony hack. Guardians of Peace have claimed responsibility for the Sony breach, and have pledged to continue releasing damaging documents unless the release of the film - which centres…

Seth Rogen thanks Amy Pascal for The Interview

12 Dec 2014

Film gossip

Seth Rogen has thanked Amy Pascal for "having the balls" to make 'The Interview'. The 32-year-old actor praised the Sony Pictures president for agreeing to make the controversial film in the wake of the studio's hacking scandal. Arriving at a screening…

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