Critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller 'Annihilation' to play on Netflix March 12

Netflix has announced that Annihilation, the anticipated film starring Natalie Portman, will be available on the platform on March 12. 

The science fiction horror film also stars Oscar Isaac, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, and Tuva Novotny, and is directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later). It is based on the acclaimed best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer. 

The story centers on Lena, a biologist and former soldier, who joins a mission to uncover what happened to her husband inside Area X - a sinister and mysterious phenomenon that is expanding across the American coastline. 

Once inside, the expedition discovers a world of mutated landscape and creatures, as dangerous as it is beautiful, that threatens both their lives and their sanity.