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Joss Whedon releases new movie as $5 rental on Vimeo

Joss Whedon releases new movie as $5 rental on Vimeo

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Joss Whedon is currently working on the next Avengers movie, but being entrusted with one of Hollywood's biggest franchises hasn't stopped the creator of TV shows Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer from experimenting with smaller films and new distribution models. His latest project, In Your Eyes — for which he provided the script and acted as executive producer — is now available for 72-hour rental on streaming site Vimeo for $5. See a short preview below.

In Your Eyes tells the story of a psychic link between two strangers, discovered when, as a child, one of them careens face-first into a tree. Both grow up dissatisfied with their existence, but remain tied together by their strange connection. Whedon, who appeared on video after the premiere at New York's Tribeca film festival to confirm the worldwide release, explained the choice to put the film up for rental online. "This is exciting for us because we get to explore yet another new form of distribution. And, we get $5."