Zack Snyder’s subsequent franchise is already increasing on Netflix. With Army of the Dead set to hit the streamer someday subsequent yr, work on a prequel film is already starting. Actor/filmmaker Matthias Schweighöefer revealed the first have a look at the movie in an Instagram publish Saturday morning, revealing principal pictures would quickly choose up.
In addition to starring in the movie, Schweighöefer is directing a cast that options Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O’Fee, Stuart Martin, and Guztavo Khanage. Schweighöefer’s character can also be set to seem in Snyder’s primary Army of the Dead film due out subsequent yr.
Snyder wrapped principal pictures on the Netflix flick final October and the movie is at the moment in post-production for launch in 2021. It’s unclear when the untitled Army of the Dead prequel is predicted for launch.
The movie’s ensemble cast consists of Dave Bautista (Stuber, Guardians of the Galaxy), Ella Purnell (Sweetbitter, Kick-Ass 2), Omari Hardwick (Power, Kick-Ass), Theo Rossi (Luke Cage), Ana De La Reguera (Cowboys and Aliens, Narcos), Huma Qureshi (Viceroy’s House, Gangs of Wasseypur), Hiroyuki Sanada (Avengers: Endgame, Westworld), Garret Dillahunt (Fear the Walking Dead, Deadwood), Raúl Castillo (Seven Seconds, Looking), Nora Arnezeder (Mozart in the Jungle, Origin), Matthias Schweighöfer (You Are Wanted, The Most Beautiful Day), Samantha Win (Arrow, Wonder Woman) and Rich Cetrone (300, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice).
Snyder labored on the venture previous to HBO Max greenlighting the Justice League “Snyder Cut.” The filmmaker beforehand applauded the streamer for giving him full inventive freedom over the combo zombie/heist flick.
“There are not any handcuffs on me in any respect with this one,” Snyder stated when the venture was first introduced. “I like to honor canon and the works of artwork, however that is the alternative to discover a purely joyful solution to specific myself via a style. It will probably be the most kick-ass, self-aware — however not in a wink-to-the-camera means — balls-to-the-wall zombie freakshow that anybody has ever seen. No one’s ever let me fully unfastened [like this].”
“With Army [of the Dead], it is troublesome to not do to a social assertion as a result of the film is about constructing a wall for refugees and veterans but it surely’s additionally enjoyable to do a zombie heist in Vegas.” Snyder elaborated in a current interview. “It makes it richer and higher. I am unable to assist myself. I’ve all the time labored in a self-reflective means. Cinema is a reflective artwork kind.”