Texas Theater Replaces ‘The Interview’ Premiere With ‘Team America: World Police’ [UPDATED]
During the wake of Sony's plans to cancel the premiere of the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy 'The Interview' one Texas Theater has decided to replace one film poking fun at North Korea with another.
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's at the Dallas/Forth Worth location has made the decision to show '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 told the Hollywood Reporter.
Wallace also stated that patriotic items and American Flags will be given out by theater employees during the screening event.
A post on the theater's website also stated "...THAT is how true American heroes will be celebrating this year, but if you want to let the terrorists win...well, that's your prerogative."
'Team America: World Police' was released in 2004 by Paramount Pictures and was filmed and made by South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
The film from Paramount revolves around an American anti-terrorism taskforce fighting Kim Jong-il, whom at the time of Team America's release was the North Korean dictator and is the father of current dictator, Kim Jong-un
Wallace says that the Dallas location is the only location of Alamo Drafthouse that has made plans to show the replacement.
The Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Dallas, Texas, will be showing 'Team America: World Police' in place of 'The Interview' on Dec. 27 at 7 p.m.