Sony is bringing The Interview to cable and satellite TV

The Wall Street Journal reports that Sony Pictures has completed deals that will bring The Interview to cable and satellite packages in the US, including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and DirectTV. The company says the movie, which sees James Franco and Seth Rogen visit North Korea to blow up Kim Jong Un’s head, will be available to rent or buy on major pay-TV services over the next few days.

Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Pictures, reportedly stepped in to personally orchestrate the deal that will make the movie available on the small screen. The move will mean that the controversial film, the target of ire from the North Korean regime, can already be seen online, on subscription TV services, and in hundreds of independent theaters, little…

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