Netflix's Crouching Tiger Sequel: A Ninja Threat to Movie Theaters

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon with Zhang Ziyi and Michelle Yeoh Photograph by Sony Pictures Classics/Everett Collection

It’s fitting that Netflix’s first foray into moviemaking comes via a martial arts film. In the cagey and brutal game of content distribution, the streaming service has just launched a bold offensive in its deal with the Weinstein Co. to produce a sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

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