BitTorrent approaches Sony with a deal to Release ‘The Interview’ Movie On Its Paid Service !!
As the whole media is aware with the news that went viral,i.e.,the Sony Pictures Entertainment hacked by a group,which the FBI believes has ties to North Korea last week.In threats of “merciless” action against the United States were made on june 2014, if its distributor,Columbia Pictures,went ahead with the film’s release.So,Columbia delayed the planned October 10,2014 release to December 25,reportedly to make the film more acceptable to North Korea.And finally “The Interview” movie was scheduled for Christmas day,after hacker group Guardians of Peace(GOP) threatened to attack any theater that decided to show the film.This gigantic attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment is getting worst day by day.
This hack has yet exposed about 200 gigabytes of confidential data belonging to the company from upcoming movie scripts to sensitive employees data,celebrities phone numbers and also the high-quality versions of 5 newest films leak,emerging it as the most severe hack in the History.
Following are the 5 newest films that were leaked:–
- “Still Alice” starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin – US release date: Jan 16, 2015
- “Mr Turner” starring Timothy Spall. – US release date: Dec 19, 2014
- “Annie” starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. – US release date: Dec 19, 2014
- “Fury” starring Brad Pitt – US release date: Oct 17, 2014
- “To Write Love on Her Arms” – US release date: March 2015
With all these counters being faced by the Sony Pictures Entertainment,the company proposed to release the movie
Finally,The Sony Pictures Entertainment proposed to release the movie
Michael Lynton, the studio’s chief executive,said that it had “not caved” to hackers who harmed the company and that the studio itself intends to release its controversial film and exploring ways to let audiences see the film, possibly Youtube.”We would still like the public to see this movie,absolutely,”Lynton said during an interview.”There are a number of options open to us. And we have considered those,and are considering them.”
With The Sony Pictures Entertainment proposal of releasing the movie,BITTORRENT thinks out of the box and comes with a deal..
The popular file-sharing giant BitTorrent has suggested Sony a way to release the controversial film using its new alternative digital-distribution paygate for artists, BitTorrent Bundle,a paid service.The San Francisco-based company believes BitTorrent Bundle is the best way to satisfy both online downloaders and Sony’s desire to release the film.This deal sounds good for both as well as for viewers like us.