No, the upcoming Netflix movie High Flying Bird is not a sequel to Bird Box, but rather a new movie from Steven Soderbergh, a director who has in the last several years become an advocate for finding alternative ways to get films out to people. Now he sees his first film set to be released on the streaming service on February 8th with High Flying Bird. The synopsis is as follows:
A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout.
Today, the first trailer for the film has been released. Check it out below:
High Flying Bird stars André Holland, Zazie Beetz, Melvin Gregg, Sonja Sohn, Zachary Quinto, Glenn Fleshler, Jeryl Prescott, Justin Hurtt-Dunkley, Caleb McLaughlin, Bobbi Bordley, Kyle MacLachlan, and Bill Duke.