According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Plaza Theater in Atlanta and the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas/Fort Worth have committed to showing the James Franco/Seth Rogen comedy in spite of terrorist threats against theaters last week. THR also says that Sony will offer the movie on VOD, but more details on that are yet to come.
Both those theaters were planning to screen Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s 2004 comedy Team America: World Police instead of The Interview, but now get to show the real deal. Perhaps President Obama’s criticism of Sony, telling them that they “made a mistake” by caving to threats and shelving the film last week, spurred them to reconsider.
Update: Several more theaters are going to show the film now, too. Here’s a list.
And now this, just because: