A big-budget sequel to the Chinese language film Frant Gwo the wandering earth is currently in theaters, but will it be coming to Netflix like the first movie? This is what we know.
how could you know the wandering earth it was one of the highest-grossing Chinese film releases and Netflix acquired the global distribution rights. It came to Netflix globally in 2019 and still resides there.
Although labeled as the second film, the wandering earth II it serves as a prequel to the first film.
Here’s what you can expect from the second installment, directed by Frant Gwo and starring Wu Jing, Li Xuejian, Ning Li, and Andy Lau:
“In the near future, after learning that the sun is burning rapidly and will destroy Earth in the process, humans build massive engines to propel the planet into a new solar system, far out of reach of the sun’s fiery flares. However, the journey into the universe is perilous, and humanity’s last chance for survival will depend on a group of young people brave enough to step up and execute a dangerous life-or-death operation to save the earth.»
We have learned that the distribution of this film is handled by Well Go USA Entertainment. The Texas-based team was notably behind the film distribution What Train to Busan, Wolf Hunting ProjectY Holder.
Will the wandering earth II be on Netflix?
No streaming service has picked up the movie yet, we’ve learned.
A Well Go USA representative told us, «We are in discussions with multiple streamers and will decide in the coming weeks.»
Until then, it looks like you’ll have to look to see the movie in theaters, which started doing so just before Chinese New Year on January 22, 2023.
We will of course keep this post up to date and track where and when. the wandering earth II it will be streaming and if it will come to Netflix; Hopefully, you’ll hear from us first.
You want to see the wandering earth II on netflix? Let us know in the comments below.