Rebel Moon: It is a busy year for the famous actor Zack Snyder. Firstly he got to release his director’s cut of Justice League. Then he started what is already proven to be an exciting new partnership with Netflix. He will be kicking off with a zombie heist film named Army of the Dead. Now Snyder has lined up his next project which is for the streaming giant Netflix. It will be a sci-fi adventure movie titles, Rebel Moon.
According to the reports of The Hollywood Reporter, the Rebel Moon is being described as an epic sci-fi fantasy film. Snyder is teaming up with two trusted collaborators who can co-write the script. The two collaborators are Army’s Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad who has penned 300 movies of Snyder.
Here’s a little synopsis of The Hollywood reporter has provided which teases a slight of the movie gist.
” A peaceful colony is on the edge of the galazy. It 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. All of this is to help them make a stand”.
Fans might recall that once upon a time, Snyder was all set to make a Star Wars flick for Lucasfilm before the acquisition of Disney. Well, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that the Rebel Moon is that same project which got dusted and revamped. Snyder also confirmed that this year, he was already looking to do something with his ideas for the cancelled production. So now we know what he is coming up with.
In a statement director also explained how Rebel Moon is his homage and that too to his lifelong love of both the franchises. The work of Akira Kurosawa who was a famous influence on George Lucas too. He Said:
“This is me growing up as an Akira Kurosawa fan, a Star Wars fan,” Snyder tells THR. “It’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.
Snyder also revealed that the plan is to start shooting in the first quarter of 2022. In addition to Rebel Moon, Zack Synder is also producing an anime series named Twilight of the Gods. It is based on Norse mythology and is for Netflix. Along with that, he will also soon come up with a wild retelling of King Arthur story set in the American West.