Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny trailer: Netflix’s sequel looks as visually striking as the original (VIDEO).

The First Trailer for Netflix’s Crouching Tiger Sequel Is Here, and the Choreography Is Still Insane

The First Trailer for Netflix’s Crouching Tiger Sequel Is Here, and the Choreography Is Still Insane

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Dec. 7 2015 4:14 PM

The First Trailer for Netflix’s Crouching Tiger Sequel Is Here, and the Choreography Is Still Insane

Michelle Yeoh in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.
Michelle Yeoh in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.

Still from the trailer

It’s been 15 years, but Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is getting a sequel. In Netflix’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Michelle Yeoh returns as Yu Shu Lien, who seems bent on making sure an evil warlord doesn’t get his hands on the Green Destiny, the mythical sword from Ang Lee’s original movie. “Once he has the sword, that will be the end of all of us,” Yeoh warns. Aside from that, not much word on what this sequel will be about.

Yuen Woo-ping, who choreographed the original movie, replaces Ang Lee as director, and a couple aspects of this trailer seem iffy—like some very obvious CGI, and the perplexing choice to use a cover of “Bad Moon Rising” as the soundtrack, instead of something more traditional and, frankly, pleasing to the ears. But the choreography still looks tight, and Yeoh looks as combat-ready as ever. We’ll see if Woo-ping’s direction inspires as many new wuxia fans as his choreography once did when the movie comes out Feb. 26.