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'Wolverine': Producer discusses Internet leak at premiere

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Just days away from opening in thousands of theaters across the country, X-Men Origins: Wolverine continues to contend with lingering curiosity over the scandal that erupted last month when a bootleg copy of the film appeared online. At Wolverine‘s L.A. premiere on Tuesday night, producer Lauren Shuler Donner

told EW that the person or people responsible for the leak still haven’t been caught. “We may never figure

out who did it, and that pisses me off,” she said. “It’s hard

enough in this economy to get these types of films made, and if enough

people bootleg and don’t go to the theater, we won’t be able to make

these movies anymore.” In the meantime, industry sages are focusing their energies on preventing

future leaks of this magnitude. “I don’t know how we protect

ourselves,” Shuler Donner said. “Studios are working on it, and 3D

keeps getting mentioned because you can’t download 3D. But I don’t

want to make every movie in 3D. We gotta figure something out because

it will kill the industry if what happened to us starts happening to

everybody.” (Reporting by Carrie Bell)

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