Sony has reversed its decision to cancel the release of The Interview, according to Tim League, who runs independent cinemas in Texas.
Breaking news: Sony has authorized screenings of THE INTERVIEW on Christmas Day. We are making shows available within the hour. #Victory
The Associated Press news agency said several cinemas had confirmed Sony's decision.
Sony is yet to comment.
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