The online release comes a day after the studio reversed its previous decision not to show the movie after hackers stole internal documents and emails from Sony. The U.S. said North Korea was behind the hack. In “The Interview,” Seth Rogen and James Franco play journalists tasked by the CIA with killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Viewers can rent the movie for $5.99 (roughly Rs. 377) or buy it for $14.99 (roughly Rs. 940). Rentals are good for 48 hours. The movie’s running time is 1 hour, 52 minutes.
Here’s where you can watch “The Interview” online
Buy or rent the film from Google Inc.’s platform. The moviecan be viewed on the Google Play app for Android and Apple devices, as well as through some streaming devices including Roku and Google’s Nexus Player.
The video site, also owned by Google, has “The Interview” available to rent or buy on its movie page. It can be viewed on a website, YouTube’s app and selected streaming devices including Apple TV, PlayStation and Xbox.
This option is for those who own Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox video game console, a Windows smartphone, or a computer or tablet that runs Windows 8 software.
The studio, owned by Sony Corp., set up a separate website where viewers can rent and stream the film online.