Netflix co-producing "Crouching Tiger" sequel

Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:22am EDT
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Sept 30 (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said it is jointly producing the sequel to the Oscar-winning movie "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" with Weinstein Co, marking its entry into feature film production.

"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" will release exclusively on the online video service and in select global IMAX theaters next August, Netflix said.

The film is a sequel to Ang Lee's martial arts epic released in 2000 and is directed by martial arts choreographer Yuen Wo-Ping. (Reporting by Rishika Sadam in Bangalore; Editing by Feroze Jamal)