Dark Knight flies to VOD

Variety reports that THE DARK KNIGHT will be the first Hollywood blockbuster to appear on Video on Demand before DVD, airing on South Korea’s VOD channels two-weks before the disc reaches stores.

“Warner is planning to do active business with digital distribution, based on Korea’s strong digital infrastructure as a test bed for a pre-DVD VOD service. We will collaborate with local business partners of digital content, while coping with illegal downloads,” said Cho Hong-yeon, director of Warner Korea’s digital distribution unit.

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Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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