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Netflix's first original movie is coming in 2015

Netflix's first original movie, a sequel to Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, will debut on the streaming video service and in IMAX theaters on August 28, 2015.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend will star Michelle Yeoh, reprising her role from the first movie as Yu Shu-Lien, and Donnie Yen as Silent Wolf. Yuen Wo-Ping is set to direct, and The Weinstein Co. is producing.

"The moviegoing experience is evolving quickly and profoundly, and Netflix is unquestionably at the forefront of that movement," TWC co-chairman Harvey Weinstein said in a statement. "We are tremendously excited to be continuing our great relationship with Netflix and bringing to fans all over the world the latest chapter in this amazing and intriguing story."