‘Annihilation’ Targets Spring Theatrical Release In China

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  While Netflix took all offshore rights to Alex Garland’s Annihilation, that left China as the only territory with a foreign theatrical release. Today, the pic’s co-producer/financier Skydance Media announced an agreement with Vision Film Entertainment (HK) to distribute the Natalie Portman sci-fi thriller in the Middle Kingdom during April. Skydance controls the China distribution rights for Annihilation.


  The pic based on Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy novels cost a reported $40M before P&A and has grossed $30.3M at the domestic B.O. to date.


  “We are excited to partner with Vision Film HK to distribute Annihilation in China,” said Jesse Sisgold, Skydance Media President & COO. “We are confident in Vision Film’s ability to excite and engage audiences throughout China.”


  “Alex Garland has created a sci-fi masterpiece with Annihilation,’” added Ricky Qi of Vision Film HK in a statement.  “We’re thrilled Skydance has selected Vision Film HK to bring this amazing cinematic vision to theatres across China.”


  Next up for Skydance is the Paramount co-production Mission: Impossible – Fallout in theaters on July 27.