There is no release window at this early stage, although shooting for the movie starts in 2020. Deadline 's report is accurate, this is both a sly ploy and one of Netflix's biggest moves in recent memory. To start, the budget was already set to be huge at Netflix's recent standards ̵
The timing is ironic, at least. Netflix chief Ted Sarandos supposedly customs executives in June that he wanted them to be pickier with big-budget productions – either this is one of the chosen few to make the cut, or someone didn't get the memo. It might be shocking to see Netflix open its wallet for a title like this, mind you. Even if the star power translates to massive viewership, it could send a message that Netflix is open to some movies that were not an option a few years ago.