Sony Cancels Theatrical Release Of “The Interview”

  • Sony has canceled the December 25 theatrical release of the James Franco/Seth Rogen movie “The Interview” after hackers threatened violence at its premiere. Earlier today, the five largest movie theater chains in North America decided to postpone or cancel showings of the film, which Sony seems to have taken as a cue to scrap it altogether. [The Wrap]
  • The latest photos of Beyonce and Blue Ivy are adorable as always. [HuffPost]
  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt hired a “cyber security team” to protect their kids on the internet. [Celebuzz]
  • An online petition was launched pushing for the cancellation of “19 Kids And Counting” due to the Duggars’ intolerance of the LGBTQ community, and you better believe Jim Bob had a self-righteous response at the ready. A counter-petition to keep the family on the air has launched. [Page Six]
  • A trailer is out for the upcoming Backstreet Boys documentary! [Pink Is The New Blog]
  • Here’s a “Star Wars” gift guide! [HuffPost]
  • In which Anna Kendrick receives a cat-themed sex toy. [HuffPost]
  • Madonna’s entire new album was leaked online, and she referred to the experience as “artistic rape” which was … probably not the best choice of words. [Pink Is The New Blog]

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