Tim Walker

Tim Walker is The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US. He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper’s diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.

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Michael Lynton, head of Sony Pictures, says he was ‘forced’ to cancel release of ‘The Interview

YouTube release of 'The Interview' being considered by Sony chiefs after 'North Korea hack'

David Boies told NBC on Sunday that Sony 'only delayed' the release

US President Barack Obama

Sony hacking: Barack Obama says he does not consider cyber attack an act of war

The President made the remarks in a CNN interview

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The Sony cyber-attack gives a rare insight into the film business. Tim Walker reports from LA

Sony boss denies accusations that studio 'caved' to North Korea pressure by cancelling 'The Interview'

The studio chief's comments came after President Obama told reporters he believed Sony 'made a mistake' in cancelling the release

Workers remove a poster-banner for

Sony hackers issue new threat and demand that film is never released in any format

The new message was sent to Sony days after it cancelled the Christmas Day release of the Seth Rogen comedy

In his pre-Christmas briefing, Barack Obama warned North Korea it would face retaliation over a cyber attack on Sony Pictures and pledged not to bow to dictators, as an envoy for Pyongyang denied involvement

Obama criticises Sony for cancelling 'The Interview' and promises a proportional response to alleged North Korean cyber-attack

'We cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship here in the United States', Obama tell reporters

A scene from 'Team America: World Police' featuring a puppet depicting Kim Jong-Il

Sony hack: Team America screenings 'banned from being shown in Paramount cinemas' after The Interview is pulled

Several planned to show the 2004 comedy that also satirises North Korea and its then leader, Kim Jong-il

A still from 'The Interview' starring Seth Rogan (right) and James Franco

The Interview: Hollywood figures outraged as Sony cancels film following North Korea’s threat

‘Brazen effort to suppress the distribution of movie’ achieves its goal

The Interview: Sony Pictures cancels release of Kim Jong-Un assassination film as intelligence officials link cyber-attacks to North Korea

The film tells the story of two journalists recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Security is seen outside The Theatre at Ace Hotel before the premiere of the film “The Interview” in Los Angeles, California

Sony hack: The Interview premiere cancelled in New York as hackers warn of 'bitter fate' for those who seek 'fun in terror'

Group warned people to stay away from places where 'The Interview' will be shown

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