Netflix is working out a negotiation to stream Annihilation internationally shortly after its February 23 release in the United States. The deal with Paramount, will give Netflix the international rights to stream the Natalie Portman starrer sci-fi film a mere 17 days after its theatrical debut in the USA.
Apart from USA, the film will get a traditional theatrical release in Canada, and China by Paramount. Prior to this, Netflix made a similar deal with New Line for the Shaft Reboot.
Annihilation is based on the first book in Jeff VanderMeer’s bestselling Southern Reach trilogy. It also stars Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, and Tessa Thompson.