Jul 4, 2018

Sony posts whole movie on YouTube in trailer's place

Thousands of people watched a film posted in its entirety to YouTube by its US distributor before the apparent mistake was tackled. Sony Pictures Entertainment had labelled the video as being a trailer for the movie Khali the Killer. Its 90 minute duration acted as a giveaway that the upload contained more than just highlights from the film. The low-budget film - which is about a Los Angeles-based hitman - had previously attracted little attention, despite having already been released in parts of Europe and playing at film festivals. In 2014, the company posted a much higher-profile film - The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - to its South Korea YouTube account.

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