09 Mar '11, 1am

Lifestyle - Holy streaming, Batman! Dark Knight on Facebook: WASHINGTON - WARNER Bros is bringing movie ren...

WASHINGTON - WARNER Bros is bringing movie rentals to Facebook, the first Hollywood studio to turn to the fast-growing social network as an online platform for its films. The Dark Knight, the 2008 Batman thriller directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, will be the first movie offered for rental on Facebook, the studio said, and can be watched at facebook.com/darkknight. The rental fee is 30 Facebook Credits, or US$3 (S$3.80), and the movie can be viewed unlimited times during a 48-hour period, the Time Warner-owned studio said in a statement. For the moment, only Facebook members in the United States can rent the movie. Hollywood studios have been looking at various services to distribute movies online, including Amazon, Netflix, Apple's iTunes, Hulu, YouTube and others, but Warner Bros is the first to offer its film on Facebook, which has more than 500 ...

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