Google reportedly agrees to lease ‘The Interview’ on-line
Positive, Sony could also be defying hackers’ threats by letting unbiased theaters display The Interview, however you won’t stay shut sufficient to observe the flick. What if you wish to see it on-line? You may get that probability. Sources for each CNN and Recode declare that Google has “tentatively agreed” to distribute the film on-line in rental type, each by way of Play Films and YouTube; Sony would additionally stream the film by way of its personal web site. There is a risk that the Google deal will disintegrate (this occurred with iTunes, apparently), since distributors are reportedly apprehensive that they will face retaliatory hacks. If an settlement comes collectively, although, it will symbolize an essential milestone — it isn’t typically that you simply see a serious studio film launch each on-line and in theaters on the similar time. We have reached out to Google for particulars, and we’ll let you understand if there’s something official.