Skydance Media has reached an agreement with Vision Film Entertainment to distribute Natalie Portman’s science-fiction thriller “Annihilation” in China in April.
Skydance Media controls the China distribution rights for the film. Paramount is handling distribution in North American, where grosses have hit $30 million in four weeks. It sold streaming service Netflix most international markets earlier this year.
Alex Garland directed “Annihilation” from his own script, based from the “Southern Reach Trilogy” novels by Jeff VanderMeer.
Portman portrays a biologist and former soldier who joins a mission to uncover what happened to her husband inside Area X – a sinister and mysterious phenomenon that is expanding across the American coastline. The film also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson,