‘The Interview’ Scores $15 million in On-line Product sales

A minimum of one issue went properly for Sony Footage this Christmas. "The Interview" racked up $15 million in on-line product sales over the holiday weekend to go along with the $2.eight million it made in theaters, the company said, in accordance with Reuters. That makes for an excellent opening weekend on par with what the movie may need made in a big theatrical launch. The movie was set to premiere nationwide on Christmas Day, nevertheless the launch was canceled after terrorist threats have been made in the direction of theaters that confirmed the film. This acquired right here after an unlimited hack of Sony Footage by a gaggle calling itself "Guardians of Peace," or GOP. "The Interview" stars James Franco and Seth Rogen as journalists employed by the CIA to assassinate North Korean chief Kim Jong Un. Whereas the film was launched on Google Play, YouTube and Xbox Video, higher than a million people nonetheless decided to get hold of it illegally.

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First revealed December 30 2014, eight:19 AM