Netflix Will Soon Have Exclusive Rights to ‘The Interview’
According to the company’s Q4 letter to shareholders, Netflix will have the movie available to stream for US and Canadian subscribers. The film will be exclusive to Netflix in those territories.
Since its December 24 debut online, “The Interview” has earned over $40 million through various VOD services (plus $6 million in US theaters), according to Sony Pictures Entertainment. Thirty days after its day-and-date release, it will be moving into its SVOD phase.
Netflix will get into the day-and-date release game itself with original movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny,” which is currently in post production and set to debut on August 26.Tags: Netflix, netflix q4 2014 earnings report, Sony Pictures Entertainment, the interview