Ann Arbor film fans will get a chance to view the controversial film.
The film may have led to the hack of Sony Pictures and terrorist threats against theaters that show it, but Ann Arbor's State Theater will air The Interview, beginning at 6:45 P.M. on Christmas Day.
Because of threats of violence, most theater chains refused to air the film in which the CIA recruits James Franco and Seth Rogen to assassinate North Korea's dictator, Kim Jong-un. The threats prompted Sony to pull the movie from its Christmas Day release.
Michigan Theater Executive Director, Russ Collins, is also the Director of the Art House Convergence. The independent cinema organization convinced Sony to show the film in their theaters.
— Michigan Theater (@michigantheater) December 23, 2014