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North Korea Opens New Airport, After ‘Executing’ its Architect 8 Months Ago?

North Korea’s has opened its sleeky new airport in Pyongyang recently but reports have emerged that its architect was executed last year because the maverick ruler Kim Jong Un was not happy with the design. Ma Won Chun, North Korea’s director of the Designing Department of the National Defense Commission, disappeared last year, and he was reportedly killed last year ...

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Starz releases ‘The Interview’ from Sony output deal

Premium cable and satellite television network Starz has released “The Interview” from its output deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. A representative from the company issued a statement saying: “As the situation with ‘The Interview’ is new territory and has been constantly evolving, Starz released the film from its output deal in order to allow Sony maximum flexibility with their distribution ...

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Sony cyber attack: Independent US theatres to screen film, despite threats

At least two independent US theatres said they would screen the controversial film “The Interview”, the release of which was cancelled by Sony Pictures amid a cyber attack and threats to movie-goers. The comedy film, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, revolves around a fictitious US plot to assassinate the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which has left North Korea ...

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Battered by Hackers, Sony Sucuumbs to Blackmail, Scraps ‘The Interview’ Release for Now

Blackmailed by hackers, Sony Pictures Entertainment has officially pulled the plug on the Christmas release of its much-awaited film “The Interview”, upsetting Charles Chun, who plays General Jong in the movie. “I cannot speak for everyone, but my sense is that we made a great film, we had so much fun doing it, audiences loved it at the preview and ...

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