North Korea calls James Franco and Seth Rogens new film an act

first_imgSource: Matt Sayles/AP/Press Association ImagesNORTH KOREA IS demanding that US authorities ban James Franco and Seth Rogen’s new film, which centres around an assassination attempt on North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.In The Interview, Franco and Rogen play a pair of TV journalists who are granted an interview with Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang – but are then recruited by the CIA to kill him.According to Sky News, North Korea has threatened the US with a “resolute and merciless response” unless the film is banned. Kim Jong-Un: not impressed Source: Wong Maye-E/AP/Press Association ImagesIn a statement given to North Korea’s official news agency, a foreign ministry official said the film was made by “gangster moviemakers” and should be banned: The act of making and screening such a movie that portrays an attack on our top leadership… is a most wanton act of terror and act of war, and is absolutely intolerable.Here’s the teaser trailer for the film, which hits cinemas later this year: Source: Sony Pictures Entertainment/YouTubeWe can sort of see the parts they would be unhappy with. Just a bit.Lidl “at a loss” to explain ‘fruit whispering’ signs, as more appear>BBC News app goes bananas, sends out nonsense Game of Thrones update>last_img