As soon as youve purchased a ticket, A24 uses 3 methods to view the movie: through a web internet browser, through the Apple TELEVISION app, or through the Roku app. However, A24 is just screening The Green Knight for US viewers– global movie fans will not be able to sign up with.
The relocation marks the current blurring of the line between theatrical and streaming releases. At $20, the price of a streaming ticket is comparable to seeing The Green Knight in theaters (particularly if shown several friends or relative), with the included benefit that A24 wont need to share that ticket cost with theaters. Its a comparable balancing act that has actually driven relocations like Disney Plus Premiere Access movies, which have actually provided the choice of synchronised $30 digital purchases and theatrical releases for films like Black Widow or Jungle Cruise. HBO Max has likewise taken a similar method, providing synchronised digital debuts for its 2020 slate at no additional expense to streaming customers together with theatrical debuts.
A24s The Green Knight will make its virtual debut much earlier than anticipated– on August 18th, youll be able to purchase a $20 ticket to stream the movie through A24s Screening Room platform.
The one-night-only stream isnt a complete streaming release for rental or purchase, provided that The Green Knight is still otherwise exclusive to theaters. (A regular digital release will come in the future in the theatrical cycle.).
The screening is also far more restricted than a common leasing: when youve purchased a $20 ticket, youll be able to stream the movie throughout a four-hour window on August 18th starting at 9PM ET. The stream does include a bonus offer Q&A with the cast and team after the film, nevertheless.
Based on the traditional impressive poem, The Green Knight stars Dev Patel as the prospective knight who answers an ill-fated difficulty to the titular Green Knight on Christmas day. The film was initially prepared for a May 29th, 2020 release, however was postponed till this summertime due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.