"The cyber-attack is very serious. We're investigating, we're taking it seriously. We'll be vigilant, if we see something that we think is serious and credible, then we'll alert the public. But for now, my recommendation would be that people go to the movies." U.S. leader Barack Obama urges film fans to hit cinemas in their droves over Christmas following the terrorism threat against theatres screening new comedy The Interview. Sony executives pulled the film from the schedule on Wednesday (17Dec14).