Simply days after an immense hacking assault on workers at Sony’s Hollywood studio, distributor of the new James Franco comedy a few plot to assassinate North Korean chief Kim Jong Un, the actor wasted no time as host of “Saturday night time are living” and mined the placement for all it was value.
Franco stars with Seth Rogen within the new film “The Interview” which centers on a plot to kill Kim, used as comic fodder.
The cyber-attack shut down lots of the studio’s network for more than per week and hackers launched delicate information over the internet, including worker salaries, Social security numbers and high-quality digital variations of several unreleased movies.
Hypothesis has swirled that North Korea was involved as reprisal for the upcoming film because of be launched on December 25. Pyongyang on Sunday denied culpability but said it should were the work of professional-North Korean supporters.
“One thing lovely crazy came about this week,” Franco stated on the are living NBC comedy exhibit, detailing the hacking. “And i do know in the end they are going to’ start leaking out stuff about me.”
The actor then listed some upcoming revelations, together with that “my email is firstname.lastname@example.org. My password is littlejamesycutiepie.”
James Franco Pokes Fun at Sony Pictures Hack on Saturday Night Live
Rogen then appeared at Franco’s aspect and warned: “it can be so much so much worse … An hour ago they released a few of our personal photographs from our telephones.” Franco requested if these incorporated footage the pair had simply taken in his dressing room.
A series of images of the two in quite a lot of compromising positions adopted, ranging from them curled up collectively in bed to a mock Christmas card featuring the pair naked however for oversized Christmas stockings masking their nether regions, posing with Santa Claus.
Franco ended the bit pronouncing “Oh additionally, all the women who obtained any Instagram messages from me this 12 months, remaining 12 months, the hackers did it. It used to be the hackers,” whereupon the exhibit reduce to a business for “The Interview,” opening on Dec. 25.