NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities react to Sony's announcement Wednesday that it released Seth Rogen and James Franco's North Korea satire, "The Interview," on digital platforms:
— "You wanna watch The Interview?? You can RIGHT ... NOW!! ... Thanks Sony for making it happen. Booyah." — Rogen on Twitter moments after "The Interview" became available.
— "I need to say that a comedy is best viewed in a theater full of people, so if you can, I'd watch it like that. Or call some friends over." — Rogen added on Twitter moments later.
— "Merry X-mas MERICA! !!!!!THE INTERVIEW IS LIVE!!!!!! !!! ... Thank you SONY!!!!!!!!" — Franco on Twitter shortly after "The Interview" became available.
— "Take a picture of yourself watching it and I'll 'LIKE IT.'" — Franco on Facebook moments later.
— "THEINTERVIEW IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD! SonyPictures prevailed! GIVE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM!" — "The Interview" co-writer-director Evan Goldberg, on Twitter.
— "This Just Not In: King Jung Un says 'The Interview' is 'a laff riot, the feel-good movie of the year.' It was all a dream." — Actor Harry Shearer on Twitter hours before the online release was announced.