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Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, more celebs blast 'Interview' cancellation on Twitter

by Randee Dawn /  / Updated 

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In the wake of Sony's decision to cancel its planned release of Seth Rogen and James Franco's "The Interview," and New Regency's opting to not move forward with Steve Carell's tenatively-titled "Pyongyang," actors, politicians and directors are taking to Twitter to express their disappointment and anger. 

Ben Stiller, Steve Carell and Rob Lowe took to Twitter Wednesday after Sony decided to cancel the release of "The Interview."
Ben Stiller, Steve Carell and Rob Lowe took to Twitter Wednesday after Sony decided to cancel the release of "The Interview."Today

"Night at the Museum" star Ben Stiller noted:

While director Judd Apatow (who has worked with Carell on multiple films) wrote:

Jimmy Kimmel engaged director Apatow in a discussion based on another tweet:

Neither Rogen nor Franco have put comments on Twitter, but that hasn't stopped Carell:

Rob Lowe did pass on some Rogen thoughts secondhand:

And then ended up in a Twitter discussion with former Speaker of the House and Congressman Newt Gingrich:

Zach Braff summed it up nicely:

As did Dax Shepard, noting that the decision had to have been a tough one:

And Josh Gad worried for the future:

That said, there were those who found a dark humor in the situation, like documentarian Michael Moore:

And Damon Wayans Jr.

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