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Update: According to CNN's Brian Stelter and confirmed by Sony (via Huffington Post), audiences choosing to stay home over the holiday will be able to rent ($6) or buy ($15) the film from various online streaming outlets starting at 1:00 Pm Et today, as in December 24, via SeeTheInterview.com.
Sony Confirms: "The Interview" will be available for rental through YouTube, Google Play, Microsoft's Xbox Video, etc. Today. At 1pm Et.
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) December 24, 2014 The original post follows... In the wake of controversy and fallout, which culminated in scrapping the Christmas Day release of its high profile Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy The Interview, Sony announced its revised release plans for the film yesterday. As a Christmas gift of sorts to fans clamoring to see the controversial film, Sony is releasing The Interview into some 300 theaters starting tomorrow morning. In addition, CNN Money reports Google will stream the film as an »
- Jordan Benesh
When Sony Pictures reversed their plans to cancel their theatrical release of The Interview earlier today, the decision sent indie theaters across the country into a frenzy to book the comedy in time for Christmas Day on Thursday. Deadline reports that Sony has implemented a 6 Pm Pst deadline for theaters to book the film, so the studio can send out hard drives containing the movie in time for these screenings. So far, a number of venues across the country have been confirmed, with several more likely to come as we get closer to the studio's deadline. Here's a statement from one source familiar with Sony's situation.
"Sony has had so many bookings coming in it is now focused on areas where a theater can guarantee a two-week run, or longer. They're so inundated with bookings they are being more careful about where they are booking [The Interview] in all the different markets. »
After pulling “The Interview’s” Christmas Day release, Sony has reversed its decision and set a limited theatrical release in the U.S. for Dec. 25.
Sony has also announced plans to stream “The Interview” on Google Play, YouTube Movies, Xbox video and its own website beginning Dec. 24.
Here is a list of theaters screening “The Interview,” to be updated as more venues are confirmed.
Andalusia – Clark Theatre 3
Birmingham – Edge 12
Boaz – Boaz Cinema 9
Enterprise – Clark Cinema 1 & 2
Fort Payne – Fort Payne Cinemas 6
Greenville – Edge Cinema 8
Huntsville – Madison Square Stadium 8
Troy – Continental Cinema 6
Lake Havasu – Lake Havasu Cinema 10
Maricopa – Ak-Chin 12
Payson – Sawmill Theatres
Phoenix – Harkins Theatres
Scottsdale – Ultraluxe Scottsdale Pavillions 11
Show Low – Wme Theatre
Sierra Vista – Uptown 3 Theatre
Tempe – Harkins Valley Art
Tucson – Loft Cinema
Cabot – Silver Screen Cinemas 8
El Dorado – Stars Cinema 6
Hot Springs – Behind The Mall Cinema 5
Searcy – Cinema 8
Little Rock – Riverdale 10
Agoura Hill – Agoura Hills Stadium »
- Variety Staff
Refresh for latest… Here’s a list of theaters confirmed to be showing Sony’s The Interview on Christmas Day after the studio worked with indie chains on a release plan finalized this morning. The venues have a deadline of 6 Pm Pt today to decide whether to run the movie on December 25, as Sony must send theaters the movie hard drives in time to make Christmas Day screenings. Some theaters are booking the film for later in the month or into January, so that deadline isn’t looming as large. As of 4 Pm, more than 200 theaters had signed on.
This is all happening fast so this list will continue to grow. We’re hearing that there are still internal discussions among art houses about whether to add the pic to their schedules, with security and previous commitments among the concerns. Some of the theaters had planned to be dark on Christmas Day, »
- Nellie Andreeva and Patrick Hipes
After Sony announced Tuesday that it would reverse its decision to cancel the Christmas Day release of "The Interview," dozens of independent theaters across the country made plans to show the flick.
Various media outlets have been reporting the locations that are said to be screening the film, and we're compiling them here. Below is the list so far, which we'll update as more information rolls in.
All locations are showing the movie beginning December 25, unless otherwise noted.
Where To See "The Interview" (via the movie's Facebook page):
Al Andalusia - Clark Theatre 3
Al Birmingham - Edge 12
Al Boaz - Boaz Cinema 9
Al Enterprise - Clark Cinema 1 & 2
Al Fort Payne - Fort Payne Cinemas 6
Al Greenville - Edge Cinema 8
Al Huntsville - Madison Square Stadium 8
Al Troy - Continental Cinema 6
Ar Cabot - Silver Screen Cinemas 8
Ar El Dorado - Stars Cinema 6
Ar Hot Springs - Behind The Mall »
- Katie Roberts
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