Alamo Drafthouse’s Tim League will introduce ‘The Interview’

Seth Rogen, James Franco

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Every ticket for The Interview showing at the Austin-area Alamo Drafthouse’s on Christmas day are sold out. The people who are slated for the 1 p.m. showing at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz location will also get a little introduction from Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League.

Earlier this week, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited release of the movie after pulling it the week before.

“This is the best Christmas gift anyone could give us,” said League in a statement. “We, both distributors and exhibitors, have collectively stood firm to our principles and for the right to freedom of expression.”

Sony also released the movie online on Christmas Eve via Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft’s Xbox Video, and the website seetheinterview.com. Rentals cost $5.99, and the film can be purchased at $14.99.

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