Netflix Nabs Rights to Sequel to Canada’s ‘Code 8’

Netflix on June 14 said it has acquired the global rights to the Canadian sci-fi sequel Code 8: Part II from Collective Pictures.

The film is directed by Jeff Chan and written by Chan, Chris Paré, Sherren Lee and Jesse LaVercombe.

Robbie Amell (“Upload”) and Stephen Amell (“Arrow”) reprise their roles from the first film, Code 8, a 2019 Canadian film about a man with superpowers who works with a group of criminals to raise money to help his sick mother.

The sequel will shoot in Canada later this year and be released globally by Netflix.

In Code 8: Part II, a teenage girl with abnormal abilities witnesses the murder of her brother and subsequent cover up. She enlists 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.

Code 8: Part II is being produced by Chan, the Amell brothers and Paré. The executive producer is XYZ Films.