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North Korea Declares Seth Rogen and James Franco's 'The Interview' an "Act of War"

North Korea is growing more and more upset over Seth Rogen and James Franco's new movie The Interview, which stars the duo as a talk show host and his sidekick who are tasked with assassinating Kim Jong-un (played by Korean-American actor Randall Park). A spokesperson for North Korea's foreign ministry told the country's state-controlled news service today that the film's release will be considered an "act of war that we will never tolerate."

Last week, North Korea condemned the movie but said that Kim Jong-Un would probably watch it anyway. Here's a bunch of other crazy stuff the North Korea spokesperson said about The Interview in the report [...]

North Korea Condemns Rogen/Franco Movie 'The Interview' But Kim Jong-un Will Probably Watch It Anyway

The recently released trailer for Seth Rogen's new movie The Interview (due out October 10th) has already made waves with its main plot and joke target North Korea in the form of an official condemnation of the film. According to Variety, the executive director of the Centre for North Korea-U.S. Peace was "dismissive" in an interview with the Telegraph about the movie: "There is a special irony in this storyline," he said, "as it shows the desperation of the US government and American society." He added, however, that dictator Kim Jong-un — who is played in the film by Randall Park — would "probably watch the [...]

Fox Is Making a Buddy Comedy Based on Kim Jong-un and Dennis Rodman's Relationship

Last year, Dennis Rodman drew criticism for visiting North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, befriending him, and organizing a basketball game there, and now Fox is making a movie about it. Ride Along director Tim Story has signed on to direct a movie loosely based on the pair's friendship and Rodman's trip to the dictator's country, THR reports. The movie is called Diplomats and it was sold off of a pitch, with the script not having been written yet.

Kim Jong-un is also a major character in Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's next directorial feature, The Interview, which stars Franco and Rogen as a talk show host [...]