Top 8 The Interview Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Interview facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of The Interview film message.

When Chip Skylark is interviewing Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans and South Koreans at the DMZ are watching on separate TVs
When Chip Skylark is interviewing Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans and South Koreans at the DMZ are watching on separate TVs
At the end of the movie when Dave Skylark shows his new published book, it is called An Unexpected Journey. This is another Lord of the Rings/Hobbit reference akin to the Frodo and Samwise one's that Skylark uses multiple times throughout the movie.
At the end of the movie when Dave Skylark shows his new published book, it is called An Unexpected Journey. This is another Lord of the Rings/Hobbit reference akin to the Frodo and Samwise one's that Skylark uses multiple times throughout the movie.

The Interview Hidden Details

The protagonists concoct a bombastic plan for how to kill Kim Jung Un. The CIA shoots it down for being outrageous. The rest of the movie plays out the plan to the letter.

Opening scene shows a young girl singing about death to America on a gloomy background, as a rocket is launched from behind her it cuts away to a US TV news report on crazy Kim Jun subtly highlighting our own form of brainwashing.

James Franco plays the character of Dave Skylark. To skylark means to "indulge in horseplay"

Kim Jong-Un states that the tank depicted "was a gift to my father from Stalin". This is not possible as the tank appears to be a T54/55, which only began being manufactured in 1958. Stalin died in 1953.

1 - Has just won the highest ratings on the Chinese movie site, Douban
Has just won the highest ratings on the Chinese movie site, Douban
The Interview poster
The Interview poster

The Interview Plot

Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Interview. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy
Director Evan Goldberg
Stars James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park
IMDB score 6.5