First Trailer for 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend'
"Once he has the sword that will be the end of all of this." Netflix has finally debuted the first official trailer for the sequel Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, which is not awaited by anyone. The original film, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon directed by Ang Lee, was a near perfect martial arts film that won 4 Oscars. Now some 16 years later they're following up with a sequel. Michelle Yeoh returns, joined by Donnie Yen, Harry Shum Jr., Jason Scott Lee, Eugenia Yuan and Juju Chan. This isn't the same Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon we all remember, it's been updated and not in the best of ways. Now the CGI work is even more obvious, but I guess they had to top themselves somehow. Fire it up below.
Here's the first full trailer for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, from Netflix:
The sequel, titled officially Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, is directed by legendary martial arts filmmaker/stuntman Yuen Woo-ping, who has directed films like Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, Drunken Master, Tiger Cage, Iron Monkey, and True Legend most recently. With a budget that's "a multiple of that for the 2000 film", this sequel is set 20 years after the events of the first movie, and follows four martial arts heroes trying to protect the Green Destiny sword. The original Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, directed by Ang Lee, was a breakout sensation for Sony Pictures Classics back in 2000. Netflix will releease The Green Legend in IMAX theaters + VOD starting February 8th, 2016 next year.