Sony: 'The Interview' has made more than $15 million online
James Franco and Seth Rogen were a part of many Christmases this year: The Interview has made over $15 million in online rentals or sales, Sony announced.
The movie, in which Franco and Rogen play a television host and producer assigned to kill Kim Jong-un, was made available Christmas Eve on a variety of online platforms including YouTube and Google Play, costing $5.99 to rent and $14.99 to buy. According to Sony, the movie was rented or purchased more than two million times through Saturday.
Though at one point it seemed like a theatrical release of The Interview wasn’t to be, the movie also brought in $2.8 million over the four-day weekend from 331 theaters.
The Interview is also now available on iTunes.