The response to Sony Pictures canceling the release of the Seth Rogen/James Franco's comedy The Interview continue to ripple through Hollywood and beyond. According to The Hollywood Reporter, however, it's not all online rants: In place of The Interview, the Dallas/Forth Worth branch of the Alamo Drafthouse will instead offer a free screening of Team America: World Police, the 2004 satirical action-comedy by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
"We're just trying to make the best of an unfortunate situation," said James Wallace, the location's creative manager and programmer. In addition to the free film, theatergoers can also score free American flags and other patriotic items.
Staged using marionettes, a la Thundebirds, Team America centers on a team of paramilitary policemen who attempt to save the world from a terrorist plot spearheaded by Kim Jong-il, the late father of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
The Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas/Fort Worth Texas will show Team America: World Police Dec. 27.
Update (11:45 a.m.): Deadline reports Paramount Pictures has canceled planned screenings of Team America at Alama Drafthouse and Cleveland's Capitol Theater.