Reaction from the show business community to Sony scrapping the theatrical release for The Interview has been swift and largely negative. Judd Apatow took to Twitter to vent his outrage over the move, calling it “disgraceful,” and Jimmy Kimmel replied to that tweet, calling the decision to pull the pic was “an un-American act of cowardice.” Steve Carell, who saw New Regency cancel his North Korea-set movie project today, said it’s a “sad day for creative expression.”
No shortage of other Hollywood types are airing their views in 140 characters or less. We’ll update this post, so refresh for the latest:
Former (and future?) GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney also weighed in:
As did former Speaker of the House and CNN Crossfire host Newt Gingrich”
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