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Netflix Lands The Wandering Earth; The Sci-Fi Pic is the # 2 movie ever in China at $ 600M +

Netflix has acquired Chinese sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth which takes global SVOD rights excluding mainland China. I understand that the streaming service has also raised other driving rights in North America (where CMC Pictures has theaters), Australia, New Zealand and Korea. Billed as the first Hollywood style sci-fi blockbuster out of the Middle East, the movie last weekend became the 2nd movie ever at the Chinese box office with $ 560 million local to Sunday. By Wednesday, it had estimated $ 604 million. It's after just 16 days – and its driving is not over. Netflix does not work directly in China, but has previously had a discontinued relationship with streaming service in Qiyi. I hear that the local streaming rights have gone to Youku who is also an investor in The Wandering Earth . The film is adapted from a short story by The Three Body Problem s Hugo Award Winner Liu Cixin. s Wu Jing, who has become an undeniable force at Chinese turnstiles &#821 1; his Wolf Warrior 2 remains the all-time China box office champion at $ 854M. During the Chinese New Year we saw as TWE went from strength to strength in the Middle East. It was hardly a sleepier, it was priming to win the holiday session and did not disappoint because it continued a daily increase, breaking points to milestones along the way. During the past weekend, it topped the Avengers: Infinity War to become the most busy IMAX version ever in…

Netflix has acquired Chinese sci-fi blockbuster The Wandering Earth which takes global SVOD rights excluding mainland China. I understand that the streaming service has also raised other driving rights in North America (where CMC Pictures has theaters), Australia, New Zealand and Korea. Billed as the first Hollywood style sci-fi blockbuster out of the Middle East, the movie last weekend became the 2nd movie ever at the Chinese box office with $ 560 million local to Sunday. By Wednesday, it had estimated $ 604 million. It’s after just 16 days – and its driving is not over.

Netflix does not work directly in China, but has previously had a discontinued relationship with streaming service in Qiyi. I hear that the local streaming rights have gone to Youku who is also an investor in The Wandering Earth .

The film is adapted from a short story by The Three Body Problem s Hugo Award Winner Liu Cixin. s Wu Jing, who has become an undeniable force at Chinese turnstiles &#821

1; his Wolf Warrior 2 remains the all-time China box office champion at $ 854M.

During the Chinese New Year we saw as TWE went from strength to strength in the Middle East. It was hardly a sleepier, it was priming to win the holiday session and did not disappoint because it continued a daily increase, breaking points to milestones along the way. During the past weekend, it topped the Avengers: Infinity War to become the most busy IMAX version ever in China. The total was $ 43.7 million through Sunday.

Mapped in the near future against the background of the sun’s imminent destruction The Wandering Earth maps a project hatched to move the planet’s inhabitants to a distant star system and save humanity. The film comes from Peking Culture (19459003) Wolf Warrior, Dying To Survive, A Cool Fish ) and also had a North American theater run that has so far given about $ 4 million.

Directed and written by Frant Gwo, movie stars Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie, Ng Man-tat and Zhao Jinmai. It employed approximately 7,000 post-production and special effects workers in two years, including more than 3,000 conceptual designs, over 10,000 custom-built props and over 2000 special effects images. With a reported $ 50 million budget, it has been hailed as a breakthrough for the local industry. James Cameron, in town this week to promote Alita: Battle Angel who releases Friday and will claim it with Wandering Earth s, has also promised the film.

Netflix Jerry Zhang, Head of Content Acquisition, says the service is “committed to providing entertainment leaders with access to a wide range of global content. With its high quality production and storytelling, we tell The Wandering Earth will be loved by sci-fi fans around the world. “

Director Gwo added,” This is a movie created for the Chinese audience around the world, and it has been positively received since the premiere, we are very excited To my surprise, this movie also resonates outside of China, Netflix will translate it into 28 languages ​​so that more viewers can enjoy it regardless of geographical and linguistic differences. “

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