Sony's beleaguered comedy The Interview may see the light of day after all. Following a terroristic threat by hackers last Wednesday, the studio canceled the December 25 release date of the North Korea-set satire, and said they had "no further release plans" for the film.
Many interpreted that statement as a sign that Sony would never release The Interview — but in an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday, Sony lawyer David Boies clarified that the studio still plans to release The Interview at some point down the road. "Sony only delayed this," said Boies. "Sony has been fighting to get this picture distributed. It will be distributed. How it's going to be distributed, I don't think anybody knows quite yet. But it's going to be distributed."
Though America's five biggest theater chains declined to screen The Interview on its planned release date, many have suggested that the studio release the movie on a V.O.D. service like Netflix — or even release the movie for free, as an act of cinematic defiance.