Netflix to Stream ‘The Interview’ Starting Jan. 24

January 20, 2015 9:47 PM

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Netflix to Stream ‘The Interview’ Starting Jan. 24

As previously reported by Variety, Netflix in December entered into talks with Sony about licensing “The Interview” to streaming subscribers after Starz, which has an output deal with the studio, released pay-TV window rights.

But it’s likely that the studio wanted to maximize digital and VOD sales first before opening up to SVOD: “The Interview” as of Sunday had generated more than $40 million in revenue via more than 5.8 million rentals and sales through digital distributors like Google Play, YouTube and iTunes as well ...

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