Neil Gaiman and Salman Rushdie are among a group of authors and poets who have offered to host a screening of The Interview.

A number of members of the Pen American Centre have signed an open letter to Sony, urging the company to distribute the controversial film, reports Entertainment Weekly.

The letter also included an offer to host a public screening of the film, in order “to fight for creative freedom wherever it is threatened.”

“The attack on Sony Pictures is an assault on the wider creative community; one that must be met with unity and resolve,” the letter reads.

“Pen would be very pleased to arrange to screen The Interview publicly in New York or Washington, DC with appropriate security precautions. This is a genuine offer and one that we hope you will take seriously…”

The letter concludes: “If the decision to pull The Interview from all platforms stands, »


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