Sony Pictures is to distribute its film The Interview online, after a cyber-attack and a row over its release.
The film will be offered on a dedicated website – seetheinterview.com – as well as via Google and Microsoft services.
Sony had previously pulled the film, whose plot centres on a plan to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
The decision to cancel screenings had been criticised by US President Barack Obama.
Since then, several hundred independent cinemas across the US have come forward offering to show the title.
The digital deal will mean the film is available through Google services YouTube and Play, and Microsoft’s Xbox Video platform.
“It has always been Sony’s intention to have a national platform on which to release this film,” said Michael Lynton, chairman and chie executive of Sony Entertainment, in a statement.
“With that in mind, we reached out to Google, Microsoft and other partners last Wednesday, December 17th, when it became clear our initial release plans were not possible.
“We are pleased we can now join with our partners to offer the film nation-wide today.”
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Source:: BBC Entertainment