Political correctness: Is Hollywood headed for a gloomy future?

December 19, 2014 3:06 PM

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LOS ANGELES – Industry insiders say Sony set a terrible precedent this week when it canceled the release of “The Interview.” They say Sony’s decision paints a bleak future for Hollywood in which major studios, fearful of repercussions, will push further toward extreme political correctness rather than risk offending foreign regimes and dictators.

Sony canceled the film’s release after hackers broke into its computer network and threatened to blow up theaters that showed the movie— a comedy that depicts a plot to kill North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. The FBI has traced the terror threat to North Korea, FOX411 has confirmed.

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