Texas Theater Will Show Team America in The Interview's Place

The Alamo Drafthouse takes a stand.


As Sony's release of the North Korea–mocking comedy The Interview falls apart in the face of terrorist threats, one movie theater has found a way to give Pyongyang the finger:

After Sony canceled the release of the North Korea assassination comedy The Interview, a Texas theater said it would swap the film with Paramount's 2004 film Team America: World Police for one free screening.

"We're just trying to make the best of an unfortunate situation," James Wallace, creative manager and programmer at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's Dallas/Fort Worth location, tells The Hollywood Reporter.

For those of you who aren't familiar with it, here's how Team America treats the man who ruled North Korea in 2004:

Update, December 18: Paramount has now ordered theaters not to show Team America. Details here.