Netflix Acquires Douglas-Led “Animal World”

Streaming giant Netflix has acquired global digital rights to the teen action film “Animal World” for all territories outside of China reports CMC Pictures.

Expected to be one of China’s biggest releases of the summer, the project is an adaptation of the Japanese manga “Ultimate Survivor Kaiji”. Li Yifeng plays an imaginative teenager who gets lured into a dangerous game of wits overseen by an icy arch-villain played by Michael Douglas.

Directed by Han Yan (“Goodbye Mr. Tumor”), the film premiered at the Shanghai International Film Festival last weekend and opens nationwide in the Middle Kingdom on June 29.

Source: THR