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The Interview (2014)

  • Genre: Action | Comedy
  • Release Date: 25 December 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 112 min
  • Filming Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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  • IMDb page: The Interview (2014)
  • Genre: Action | Comedy
  • Release Date: 25 December 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 112 min
  • Filming Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Stars: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Henry Jackman   
  • Soundtrack: Walk On By
  • Sound Mix: SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: North Korea

Writing Credits By:

  • Dan Sterling (screenplay)
  • Seth Rogen (story) &
  • Evan Goldberg (story) &
  • Dan Sterling (story)

Known Trivia

  • On June 25, 2014, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency condemned the film (without naming it), promising a “merciless” retaliation if the film is released. “Making and releasing a film on a plot to hurt our top-level leadership is the most blatant act of terrorism and war and will absolutely not be tolerated,” KCNA said, citing a government spokesman. 319 of 327 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |
  • The second film directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen. 4 of 9 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No |

Plot: Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show "Skylark Tonight." When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Full summary » |  »

Story: In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show “Skylark Tonight.” When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un. Written bySony Pictures Entertainment

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Evan Goldberg known as producer
  • Kyle Hunter known as executive producer
  • Miles Levy known as executive producer
  • Alex McAtee known as co-producer
  • Seth Rogen known as producer
  • Ariel Shaffir known as executive producer
  • Ben Waisbren known as executive producer
  • James Weaver known as producer
  • Shawn Williamson known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • James Franco known as David Skylark
  • Seth Rogen known as Producer Aaron Rapaport
  • Lizzy Caplan known as Agent Lacey
  • Randall Park known as Kim Jung-Un
  • Diana Bang known as Sook
  • Timothy Simons known as Malcolm
  • Reese Alexander known as Agent Botwin
  • James Yi known as Officer Koh
  • Paul Bae known as Officer Yu
  • Geoff Gustafson known as Cole
  • Anesha Bailey known as Janet
  • Anders Holm known as Jake
  • Charles Rahi Chun known as General Jong
  • Don Chow known as Two-Fingered Man
  • Colin Foo known as Train Passenger
  • Larry Hoe known as Train Passenger
  • Cleo Yeh known as Train Passenger
  • Yuna Song known as Korean Girl
  • Michelle Kim known as Hot Korean Girl
  • Peenkay Tang known as Hot Korean Girl
  • Lia Lam known as Hot Korean Girl
  • Hazeltine Gariza known as Hot Korean Girl
  • Willem Jacobson known as Drone Pilot
  • Daniel Lim known as Guard #1
  • Harrison Lee known as Yo-Yo Boy
  • Jason Cox known as Paparazzi
  • John Coughlin known as Helicopter Pilot
  • Peter Neilly known as Helicopter Pilot
  • Yoosik Oum known as South Korean Scientist
  • Scott Seol known as Rebel Guard
  • Daniel Park known as Korean AD
  • Justin Lee known as Captain Tsung
  • Don Lew known as Tape Operator
  • Andrew Chin known as Video Switcher
  • Jung Jin Park known as Video Switcher
  • Dan Sterling known as Tech Specialist
  • Fred Henderson known as News Anchor
  • Dan Shea known as Cab Driver
  • Tommy Chang known as Presidential Guard
  • Justin Cho known as Presidential Guard
  • David Kim known as Korean Guard
  • Adrian de Lotz known as Chinese Bus Driver
  • Hong-Gill Cha known as N.K. DMZ Soldier
  • Sean Cho known as N.K. DMZ Soldier
  • Dave Ko known as N.K. DMZ Soldier
  • Jack Jekeon Cha known as N.K. DMZ Soldier
  • William 'Big Sleeps' Stewart known as Doorman
  • Joe Mande known as Joe
  • Alice Wetterlund known as Jackie
  • Stacey Turner known as News Anchor
  • Sam Catlin known as News Anchor
  • Guy Fieri known as Guy Fieri
  • Ben Schwartz known as Publicist
  • other cast:

  • Rob Lowe known as Himself
  • Aubrey K. Miller known as Kim
  • Mercy Malick known as Pundit
  • Alan Blumenfeld known as Israeli Prime Minister
  • Crystal Lee known as (voice)
  • Danyella Angel known as Caroline
  • Daniel Juhn known as North Korean (as Daniel Chun)
  • David Diaan known as Palestinian President
  • Thomas Cadrot known as Fake Korean Soldier
  • Paola Botero known as Dancer
  • Daeyoung Danny Kim known as North Korean Soldier
  • Steve Chang known as North Korean Soldier
  • Won Hee Lee known as Actor
  • Nick Kaiser known as Studio Worker
  • Paul Herbert known as Tech #2
  • Bryce Fishman
  • Isaac Shr known as Jim

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Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Stacey Butterworth known as wig maker for Seth Rogen
  • Laverne Caracuzzi known as key makeup artist
  • Lisa Layman known as makeup department head: Los Angeles
  • Andrea Manchur known as key makeup artist
  • Richard Redlefsen known as prosthetic makeup artist: Los Angeles

Art Department:

  • Andras Bagoly known as props buyer
  • Ester Bovard known as set decoration buyer
  • Cara Brower known as set designer
  • Susannah Carradine known as art department coordinator – Los Angeles
  • Michael A. Casey known as assistant property master
  • Brenda Chometsky known as assistant set decorator
  • Graham Coutts known as property master
  • Dylan Dowd known as head greens person
  • Miya Dube known as assistant set decorator
  • Hoka Duquette known as stand by painter
  • Matthew L. Eisenhauer known as stand-by carpenter
  • Phil Gough known as assistant property master
  • Phil Langone known as storyboard artist
  • Miranda Middleditch known as set decoration buyer
  • Hope M. Parrish known as property master (Los Angeles)
  • Jack Piatt known as art assistant
  • Drew T. Pierce known as storyboard artist

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Company

Production Companies:

  • Columbia Pictures
  • Point Grey Pictures

Other Companies:

  • Canada Film Capital  tax incentive consulting services
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  camera dollies (uncredited)
  • Coulson Aircrane  aircraft
  • Digilab Services  digital film workflow
  • Laundry Design  animated logo design
  • Laundry Design  main & end titles
  • Madison Gate Records  soundtrack

Additional Details

Distributors:

  • Columbia Pictures (2014) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Big Picture 2 Films (2014) (Portugal) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Releasing Canada (2014) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (2014) (Italy) (theatrical) (through Warner Bros. Entertainment Italia S.p.A.)
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (2014) (Netherlands) (theatrical) (through Universal Pictures International)
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (2014) (USA) (theatrical)
  • United International Pictures (UIP) (2014) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Universal Pictures International (UPI) (2014) (Netherlands) (theatrical) (through)
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment (2014) (Italy) (theatrical) (through)

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Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Mammal Studios (visual effects)
  • Prime Focus World
  • Prime Focus World (visual effects)
  • Shade VFX
  • Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI)
  • Spin VFX (visual effects)

Visual Effects by:

  • Keith Adams known as visual effects artist
  • Michael Adkisson known as compositing supervisor
  • Neishaw Ali known as executive visual effects producer
  • Ryan Andersen known as visual effects editorial coordinator
  • Karina Benesh known as production coordinator
  • Andres Berkstein known as lead td
  • Baljot Bhatti known as assistant visual effects editor
  • Michelle Lynne Brenner known as lead production services technician
  • Shannon Caldwell known as paint artist
  • Melanie Callaghan known as visual effects production manager
  • Jeff Campbell known as visual effects supervisor: SpinVFX
  • Terrance Carl Chandler known as visual effects artist: Spin VFX
  • Ling Chen known as digital compositor
  • Chennaboina.kiran kumar known as matchmove artist (prime focus)
  • Viswamitra Chunchu known as matchmoving artist
  • Samuel Craven known as visual effects editor
  • D.Diwagar known as machmove artist: prime focus (visual effects)
  • Brian Drewes known as visual effects producer
  • Claire Duthie known as digital paint artist
  • Fish Essenfeld known as senior compositor/technical director
  • Ryan Flick known as central production manager: LOOK Effects
  • Akash Gade known as matchmove artist: prime focus world
  • James Gardiner known as compositor: prime focus
  • Hanna Goodman known as compositor: prime focus
  • Dylan Gottlieb known as senior modeler: SPI
  • Dylan Gottlieb known as senior texture painter: SPI
  • Oded Granot known as digital compositor: LOOK Effects
  • Joe Greenberg known as visual effects coordinator
  • Adam Gritt known as senior software developer: Prime Focus Film
  • Michael S. Harbour known as digital effects supervisor: Mammal Studios
  • Pablo Holcer known as digital compositor
  • Cale Jacox known as compositor
  • Alexandra Junginger known as visual effects coordinator
  • Joey Kadin known as systems administrator
  • Jessica Kain known as senior production services technician
  • Kavalakuntla Pavan Reddy known as matchmove artist: prime focus
  • Pavan Reddy Kavalakuntla known as matchmove artist
  • Harimander Singh Khalsa known as compositing supervisor
  • Marvin Kim known as modeling supervisor
  • Brian Kloc known as lead look development/lighting artist
  • Marshall Richard Krasser known as vfx supervisor: additional – PFW
  • Mathew Krentz known as visual effects supervisor: LOOK Effects
  • James Kuroda known as compositing supervisor: Mammal Studios
  • Daniel Laczkowski known as visual effects artist
  • Brian Lee known as senior matte painter
  • Kuan-Ting Lee known as roto/paint artist: Prime Focus
  • Diana Li known as fx td: Prime Focus
  • Gregory D. Liegey known as visual effects supervisor: Mammal Studios
  • Paul Linden known as visual effects supervisor
  • Rachel Litz known as assistant visual effects editor
  • Sean Looper known as senior software engineer: SPI
  • Gabriel Mandala known as compositor
  • Zack Mazerolle known as visual effects editor
  • Josh McGuire known as compositor
  • Nigel Mendoza known as visual effects editor
  • Kiran Menon known as digital compositor
  • Daniel Mermelstein known as digital compositor
  • Souvik Mitra known as matchmove and rotomation supervisor: prime focus
  • Jonathan Molcan known as roto/paint artist: Prime Focus
  • Steve Nichols known as digital artist
  • Gosai Nirajgiri known as matchmove artist: prime focus
  • Kurian Os known as pipeline technical director
  • Molly Pabian known as digital production manager
  • Ivo Panayotov known as system engineer: SPI
  • Nikolett Papp known as compositor
  • Om Parab known as matchmove lead: prime focus
  • Doug Penner known as systems administrator
  • Rich Pernice known as digital compositor
  • Miguel Ponce known as digital compositor
  • Tristan Porter known as digital compositor: LOOK Effects
  • Pradeep kumar known as matchmove artist: primefocus
  • Srikanth Pullamsetti known as matchmove artist (prime focus)
  • Carrie Richardson known as visual effects producer: SPIN VFX
  • Sherri Rogers known as senior texture artist
  • Marc Roth known as visual effects artist: LOOK Effects
  • Chris Ryan known as lighting td
  • Sajeev Sadanandan known as matchmove lead: prime focus
  • Kevin Sheldon Saldanha known as visual effects coordinator
  • Tom Schultz known as matchmove lead: SPI
  • Anik Seguin known as visual effects editor
  • Subhajit Nayak known as matchmove artist (prime focus)
  • Ray Sun known as digital compositor
  • Ray Sun known as layout artist
  • Kitsakorn Supanimitamorn known as roto/digital paint artist: prime focus
  • Kaz Tanaka known as color scientist
  • Ahmet Levent Tasel known as pipeline technical director
  • Mike Terrigno known as digital compositor
  • James Tichenor known as vfx bidding producer: prime focus
  • Drew Tobin known as compositor: Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Michele C. Vallillo known as Visual Effects Executive Producer: Mammal Studios
  • Chris Van Dyck known as compositing supervisor: LOOK Effects
  • David Van Dyke known as executive producer
  • Varaprasad.Dhongili known as matchmove artist (prime focus)
  • Gabriel Vargas known as cg supervisor
  • Chunchu Viswamitra known as matchmove artist
  • Angus Wakefield known as digital effects artist
  • Tim Warnock known as matte painter
  • Matt Welford known as DFX Supervisor: Sony Imageworks
  • Jeremie Winslow known as digital producer: Sony Pictures Imageworks
  • Kwan Wayne Yu Yee known as color technician
  • Sarah Yoo known as digital compositor
  • Marteinn Örn Óskarsson known as head of pipeline: Prime Focus – Vancouver
  • Kyle Cunningham known as communications associate: Prime Focus World (uncredited)
  • Taylor McNutt known as visual effects editor (uncredited)
  • Andrea Lackey Pace known as executive director of production services and resources (uncredited)

MPAA: Rated R for pervasive language, crude and sexual humor, nudity, some drug use and bloody violence

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