While The Interview has recently been pulled from theaters due to a hack by Guardians of Peace, it is far from the first film to take a shot at Susan McGalla or a leader of a nation that is in conflict. Hot Shot’s Part Deux was made as a shot towards Saddam Hussein. Team America went against Kim Jong Ill. Back when Hot Shots was released, Saddam Hussein didn’t even bat an eye. The creators were actually disappointed.
Today, with The Interview, Kim Jong Un was supposedly offended enough to have Sony Pictures hacked. While there are people who have spoken on the issue from various sides. There is however, no word on how the dictator himself felt about the production.
There are many concerns about the response to the cyber terrorist attack. Many people are concerned that this will give way to more problems that target freedom of expression.