Based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala and directed by Cary Fukunaga, bringing to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country.
The streaming giant has announced the premiere dates for its first four original films, starting with Beasts of No Nation on October 16.
Now that Netflix has conquered television with acclaimed original series like House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, it can start setting its sights on feature films. Idris Elba stars as a warlord who mentors the young boy, played by Abraham Attah.
“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend” will premiere theatrically in China and shall be proven on Netflix and IMAX in the primary quarter of 2016. Yuen is best known for directing Drunken Master starring Jackie Chan.
Yeoh takes up her role as Yu Shu-Lien in a Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel.
It will be following that up on December 11 with Adam Sandler’s comedy movie “The Ridiculous Six“, a film that will eventually be followed with three more Sandler flicks.
Next up for Netflix is the first of a four-film deal with Adam Sandler. Charming. The film has already generated heat for insensitive jokes that caused Native American cast members to walk off the set back in April. Fans looking for something less cerebral will have to wait until March 2016, when Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday hits the streaming service. Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens worked together to bring the project to fruition and produced the film.