Sony will be providing ‘The Interview’ online today for rental ($6) or purchase ($15) in a surprise move. Those looking to get it can head to SeeTheInterview.com, and the movie is set to go live starting today at 10 AM PT, or 1 AM ET.
Sony is offering it in HD quality via Google Play, YouTube Movies, and Microsoft’s Xbox Video, as well as at its own website.
“[W]e reached out to Google, Microsoft and other partners last Wednesday, December 17th, when it became clear our initial release plans were not possible,” Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton explained in a press release. “We are pleased we can now join with our partners and platforms to further expand the release.”
Microsoft’s Xbox Video is the sole distribution platform that wasn’t leaked earlier today when news started emerging that Sony would indeed be offering a digital distribution strategy in line with…
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