Intended to create a new franchise, Rebel Moon is revealed in the first images, shared by Zack Snyder.
Zack Snyder is one of the most successful directors around. After blockbuster movies such as Man of Steel, Justice League, Army of the Dead or Army of Thieves, the last two being available on Netflix, Zack Snyder returns today with a new project in mind, and a first image. His next film, titled Rebel Moon (understand rebel moon), is already promising.
Produced in collaboration with Netflix, Rebel Moon tells the story of an alien colony, which somehow tries to resist the attacks of a tyrannical regent named Balisarius. We are far from the previous scripts written by Zack Snyder, we risk being surprised when the film comes out. While it is officially not expected before 2023, the director has decided to share with us a first concept image of the project.
A 5-star cast and production
At the casting, we can already expect to see Sofia Boutella (La momie, Kingsman) as a young woman from the colony. She will then be forced to ask for help from the inhabitants of neighboring planets to defend herself. The image unveiled by Zack Snyder could therefore represent the opposing army, made up of non-human and rather dark beings.
For the writing of the screenplay, Zack Snyder will be assisted by Shay Hatten, with whom he has already collaborated on the film. Army of the Dead. He will also reunite with another longtime friend, namely Kurt Johnstad with whom he previously worked on the film 300. Since the director doesn’t like to do things by halves, he said that Rebel Moon would be the starting point for the movie. ‘a brand new franchise, like its other side productions.
In view of the synopsis, we could not expect less from him, Rebel Moon seems to introduce a dense universe rich in history. Some people describe the film as new Star Wars. Hopefully for the director that Rebel Moon meets the same success, unlike some of his other films.