Netflix’s first original movie will be a sequel to ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’

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Netflix has made original, exclusive TV shows like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black a major part of its content strategy over the last few years, and now the company has a new piece of the puzzle to unveil. According to Deadline and Variety, Netflix will release the sequel to Ang Lee’s surprise international hit martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon at the same time as it hits movie theaters.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend will feature the first film’s star Michelle Yeoh and will premiere on August 28th, 2015 on Netflix as well as in IMAX movie theaters. It’s worth noting that theatrical distribution for this film will be limited to only IMAX screens, at least initially. For those who don’t have a…

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