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NYC premiere of "The Interview" canceled amid terrorist threat


WNBC 4 New York City - (National) Landmark's Sunshine Cinemas canceled the company's December 17 premiere of a Sony Pictures' film at the Lower East Side movie house in New York City while Carmike Cinemas announced the cancellation of its scheduled showings of the film at 247 theaters nationwide as well as Bow Tie Cinemas amid threats of violence by a group dubbed Guardians of Peace against movie theaters that show the movie. The Department of Homeland Security is analyzing the threats but reported that there was no credible intelligence to indicate an active plot against movie theaters.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:49