2021 is definitely the year of Zack Snyder. For fans of his, we’ve already got Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Army of the Dead. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, he’s signed on for another film at Netflix. This time, the film, Rebel Moon, is set in space. The epic sci-fi fantasy film, inspired by Star Wars and Akira Kurosawa teams him with some of the creatives from his past. Snyder is co-writing the script with Shay Hatten (Army of the Dead) and Kurt Johnstad (300).
The story synopsis goes like this:
The story is set in motion when a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical regent named Balisarius. Desperate people dispatch a young woman with a mysterious past to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to help them make a stand.The Hollywood Reporter
Snyder had this to say about it.
This is me growing up as an Akira Kurosawa fan, a Star Wars fan. t’s my love of sci-fi and a giant adventure. My hope is that this also becomes a massive IP and a universe that can be built out.Zack Snyder to THR
The film started off as a Star Wars pitch that Snyder had and grew from there. Snyder, Hatten, and Johnstad all worked on the script and built out the universe. Netflix hopes to start production in early 2022. Other than that, there aren’t any other details available about the film.
We’ll keep you updated when more news about Rebel Moon drops.
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