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In the first deal of its kind, a sequel to the 2000 film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will be released on Netflix and in select IMAX theaters simultaneously.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend will feature returning stars Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen, as well as Glee's Harry Shum Jr. It will tell a story of lost love, young love and a legendary sword during an epic martial arts battle between good and evil that will decide the fate of the Martial World.

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This marks Netflix's first foray into original films, but the streaming service revealed Monday that Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend is only the first of several major films that will be available on Netflix the same day as their respective international IMAX releases.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend will be released on Netflix and in IMAX Aug. 28, 2015.  Are you excited?

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