August 18, 2017
- Recently leaked on the Internet a copy of the not yet published new film by Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight, and the FBI is now working to identify the culprit. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the traces lead towards the boss of a film production company.
I've never seen the dvd , thus defends the director of Alcon Entertainment, Andrew Kosove, himself. Watermarks on the leaked copy would have made clear that Kosove was the intended recipient of the DVD. I have laid my hands never looked at. We're going to give more than our cooperation with the FBI. We will also launch an investigation to find out what happened.
In preparation for the presentation of the Oscars leak there every year from films that have not yet appeared in the cinema. Through watermarking technology and the commitment of the FBI tries industry to prevent this, but this year managed pirates managed to get the movies illegally on the internet. Likewise, there can be found a copy of The Revenant, the movie with Leonardo DiCapro which also has not yet appeared in the cinema. The films should already be spotted from street vendors of pirated DVDs in China.
Tarantino was in the making of his new film already plagued by piracy. In an early stage, leaked out of the script. A fierce Tarantino threatened the film then but not to worry and complain when the website Gawker, which published the script. Eventually, the filmmaker of a lawsuit, and he continued the production of the film.