Another N. Korean Parody Apparently Bites the Dust

Paramount reportedly asks theaters not to air decade-old 'Team America'
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 19, 2014 3:00 AM CST
Another N. Korean Parody Apparently Bites the Dust
This photo provided by Paramount Pictures shows characters in a Scott Rudin/Matt Stone production of the Trey Parker film "Team America: World Police" from Paramount Pictures.   (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Melinda Sue Gordon, File)

If you were planning to get your North Korea parody fix from a theater screening of Team America: World Police in lieu of Sony's now-pulled The Interview, it's time for Plan C. Paramount Pictures reportedly told theaters that were planning on protesting the Interview decision by showing Team America not to do so, though NPR's request for info from Paramount received a "no comment" from a studio rep.

"What a crazy week! Sorry folks no Team America" tweeted the co-founder of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Texas; Cleveland's Capitol Theater and Atlanta's Plaza Atlanta also indicated the movie had been nixed, the Daily Beast reports. (More The Interview stories.)

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