James Franco and Seth Rogen have gotten the attention of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED:
In their upcoming movie, The Interview, Franco plays a talk-show host and Rogen plays his producer. They land an interview with Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea (played by Korean-American actor Randall Park). The CIA enlists their help in assassinating the dictator.
HERE'S THE TRAILER:
HERE'S THE RESPONSE:
Kim Myong-chol, executive director of The Centre for North Korea-US Peace and an unofficial spokesman for the regime in Pyongyang, told The Telegraph:
"There is a special irony in this storyline as it shows the desperation of the US government and American society."
"A film about the assassination of a foreign leader mirrors what the US has done in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine. And let us not forget who killed [President John F.] Kennedy – Americans."
"In fact, President [Barack] Obama should be careful in case the US military wants to kill him as well."
And here's Seth Rogen's response: