News of the World is Tom Hanks’ latest movie but is it available on Netflix in the US? Where can film fans watch News of the World?
As one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Tom Hanks’ newest movies always attract plenty of attention from film fans and the same can be said for the actor’s latest release, News of the World.
However, thanks to a certain global pandemic, movie releases around the world have been hugely impacted in recent months.
But is News of the World on Netflix in the US? Where can fans watch Tom Hanks’ latest movie?
News of the World
News of the World tells the story of Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Tom Hanks), a former Confederate soldier who now makes a living travelling from town to town to read the newspaper for the local populace.
On his travels, Kidd comes across an abandoned young girl and is tasked with returning her to her surviving family members. While the two begin their journey at odds with one another, they quickly form an unlikely bond.
Is News of the World on Netflx in the US?
- No, at the time of writing, News of the World is not on Netflix in the United States.
However, the Tom Hanks-starring film is available on Netflix here in the UK and elsewhere internationally after releasing on February 10th.
This is because the streaming service bought the distribution rights to the film outside of the US. In the US, meanwhile, Universal Pictures is the distribution rights holder.
Where to watch News of the World in the US
- In the US, News of the World is available to rent via online digital stores such as the Google Play and Amazon Prime Video stores.
News of the World has had an unusual release schedule so far with the movie originally arriving in US theaters on Christmas Day.
This was followed by a digital VOD release in the US on January 15th.
News of the World is available to rent via digital stores in the US and is streaming now on Netflix in the UK and internationally after releasing on February 10th.