Monday night Netflix and The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced a joint deal that will see Netflix stream the sequel to the 2000 smash"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" the same day it is released worldwide on Imax. "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" debuts Aug. Show More Summary
By premiering Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend in IMAX and on Netflix on the same date, Netflix, IMAX, and The Weinstein Co. are disrupting the traditional theatrical release model. And not surprisingly, traditional theaters are none too happy about that. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: After three years as president of production and acquisitions at The Weinstein Company, Dylan Sellers will be leaving the company and transitioning back to producing films. His contract's up; he won't have a producing deal at TWC, but might produce a film or two there as he sets up his next course. Show More Summary
Netflix and the Weinstein Company's plan to premiere Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend simultaneously on the streaming network and in IMAX theaters next year has already met a formidable foe: The major U.S. theater chains,...Show More Summary
A young boy discovers an apparently friendly (but deadly) alien creature and winds up entangled in a top secret government operation. To the people who made this: WE WANT A FULL FILM! :) Director: DAVID WEINSTEIN Producers: DAVID WEINSTEIN, MARIAM PRICE, ADAM COGGIN VFX Supervisor: ADAM COGGIN Photography: MARIO CONTINI Editor: PHIL BUCCI Music: EDWIN […]
Netflix is continuing its media takeover! After its original programs like Orange Is the New Black and House of Cards have become hits, the streaming service is turning its focus to movies. The Weinstein Company announced that the Crouching...Show More Summary
On Monday evening, Netflix announced plans to move into the narrative feature business. It said in a statement that it was teaming with Weinstein Co. on the latter’s sequel to “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” the 2000 Ang Lee martial-arts epic that was a smash at the time...
Author Philip Weinstein plans to pen a biography profiling writer Jonathan Franzen. Reportedly, Franzen himself has given his “blessing” for this project. Bloomsbury will publish Jonathan Franzen: The Comedy of Rage in Fall 2015. Weinstein...Show More Summary
Netflix has reached a deal with The Weinstein Co. for its first original movie — a sequel to Ang Lee’s 2000 martial arts pic “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” — set to hit IMAX theaters and the streaming-video service simultaneously next summer. The film, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend,” is slated for a Aug.... Read More
The Weinstein Company and Netflix announced a deal Monday that will allow a sequel to Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Destiny to stream on Netflix at the same time it debuts in theaters. Regal, the largest theater...Show More Summary
"We will not participate in an experiment where you can see the same product on screens varying from three stories tall to 3-inch wide on a smart phone," Regal says. read more
Yesterday, The Weinstein Company announced they would be releasing the martial arts sequel Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend day-and-date on both IMAX screens and Netflix streaming on Aug. 28, 2015, and that bold decision has already cost them two of the nation's leading theater chains, Regal and Cinemark.
The No. 1 exhibition chain won't give IMAX, Netflix and Harvey Weinstein a free pass with their initiative to disrupt theaters' effort to remain the exclusive venue to see new films. The three companies said yesterday that Crouching...Show More Summary
Netflix is getting into the movie-making business. The streaming service announced this week that it would team with Weinstein Co. to give a day-and-date release to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, the sequel to Ang Lee‘s 2000 film. Show More Summary
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Netflix Teams Up With Weinstein to Make First Feature, Crouching Tiger Sequel (Variety) Netflix has reached a deal with The Weinstein Co. for its first original movie...Show More Summary
Netflix and the Weinstein Company said that they planned to release a sequel to the movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” simultaneously on Netflix and a select number of Imax theaters.
The sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is set to deliver a high-flying kick to the movie business as we know it with a first-of-its kind distribution deal. The deal with the Weinstein Co. will see the martial arts movie released simultaneously on Netflix and in some MAX theaters next...
Netflix is taking on Hollywood: In what the New York Times calls "a first deal of its kind," the streaming giant announced today that the first original film to premiere exclusively on Netflix will be The Weinstein Company’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, the followup to Ang Lee’s... More »
A faithful heart makes wishes come true. This might end up being a groundbreaking deal, but only time will tell. NY Times / Variety are reporting on a deal made between The Weinstein Company and Netflix wherein the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon due out next year will be released in both IMAX and on Netflix the same day. Show More Summary
Netflix partners with The Weinstein Company in a landmark deal to release 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' sequel on its streaming service and in IMAX theaters.