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Judd Apatow and Jimmy Kimmel blast "cowardice" of theater owners who pulled The Interview

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In response to terrorist threats, several movie theater chains have decided to cancel their screenings of The Interview. Filmmaker Judd Apatow, who gave The Interview stars James Franco and Seth Rogan their big breaks in Freaks and Geeks, isn't happy about it:

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel agrees:

Actor Rob Lowe isn't happy either. He compared Sony's actions to those of Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister who appeased Adolf Hitler prior to World War II.

Newt Gingrich also felt like this was a great defeat and dark day in America:

And well, there were also a few sardonic jabs from Michael Moore:

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