James Franco Thanks Obama for Saving ‘The Interview’


After a long hiatus on social media, the two comedy celebrities featured in the controversial movie The Interview celebrated Sony’s decision to release the film on Christmas as originally planned.

“The people have spoken! Freedom has prevailed! Sony didn’t give up!,” Rogen wrote on Twitter. “The Interview will be shown at theaters willing to play it on Xmas day!”

Actor James Franco praised the president for speaking out against Sony’s decision to pull the movie.

“CELEBRATING!!!!!,” he wrote on Instagram.

“VICTORY!!!!!!! The PEOPLE and THE PRESIDENT have spoken!!! SONY to release THE INTERVIEW in theaters,” he also wrote on Twitter.

Franco also ribbed the president for flubbing his name, calling him “James Flacco” during a press conference.

“’The Interview’ starring Seth Rogen and James Flacco saved by President Obacco! I MEAN PRESIDENT OBAMA!!!!! Sorry!!!” he wrote.


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