Sony WILL release The Interview: Execs now change their mind after initially bowing to hackers’ demands and pulling Kim Jong-Un assassination film

Sony says it will in fact publicly release the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy ‘The Interview’ despite threats from hackers mere days after it announced the film would not in theaters for its scheduled Christmas release date.

‘Sony only delayed this,’ said company attorney David Boies on NBC’s Meet the Press.

Sony cancelled the film’s release last week after the hackers threatened real-world attacks on cinemas screening it…

The vast majority of cinema chains which were set to screen the movie pulled it after the threats.

That came after a series of embarrassing internal documents were made public, from plans for the upcoming James Bond film, to internal emails arguing over the company’s direction, to discussion of past theatrical failures.

Boies called the hacks ‘a state sponsored criminal attack on an American corporation and its employees’…