Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Animated Musical Movie ‘Vivo’ Moves to Netflix
“Vivo,” an animated movie that boasts new music from “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, is coming to Netflix.The family friendly film was initially scheduled to release in theaters on June 4.
But Sony Pictures, the studio that originally backed “Vivo,” has instead offloaded the project to Netflix.
It’s unclear when it will debut on the streaming service.Sony Pictures will retain all rights in China, along with home entertainment and linear television rights everywhere else, following periods of exclusivity on Netflix.Netflix recently signed a lucrative deal with Sony, which gives the streamer exclusive U.S.
rights to the studio’s theatrical releases in the first pay TV window.
In addition, Netflix has a first-look deal with Sony’s offerings.
However, the pact doesn’t commence until 2022 so it doesn’t include the sale of “Vivo.”“Vivo” was directed by “The Croods” filmmaker Kirk DeMicco and co-directed by Brandon Jeffords.