Netflix Lands Worldwide Rights To Sci-Fi Sequel ‘Code 8: Part II’

Netflix Lands Worldwide Rights To Sci-Fi Sequel ‘Code 8: Part II’
Netflix Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos announced today as part of his keynote speech at Banff World Media Festival that the streamer is taking global rights to Canadian sci-fi movie Code 8: Part II.

It’s the streamer’s first original Canadian English-language feature acquisition.

Deadline first reported on the casting of the sequel with Robbie Amell (Upload) and Stephen Amell (Arrow) reprising their roles from the first film.

In Part 2, after witnessing the murder of her brother and subsequent cover up, a teenage girl with abnormal abilities seeks the help of an ex-con (Robbie Amell) and his former partner-in-crime (Stephen Amell). Together, they face a unit of corrupt police officers who deploy advanced robotic technology to prevent themselves from being exposed.

Collective Pictures produces a movie directed by Jeff Chan and written by Chris Paré and Jeff Chan, Sherren Lee and Jesse Lavercombe.

Producers are Chan, Robbie Amell,
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