After getting a huge response to Army of the Dead and also its several spins off under development, once again Zack Snyder is going to team up with Netflix to produce and also direct his upcoming project named Rebel Moon which is an epic sci-fi adventure film having the scope and scale of Star Wars. It is also informed that this film used to be a Star Wars movie once upon a time while Snyder had just pitched the version of it to LucasFilm.
In this, we will see Zack Snyder will direct and also co-write the film and also will rejoin with many of his teammates from his previous projects. Shay Hatten will co-write the script of the film, he also co-wrote the script of Army of the Dead, and Kurt Johnstad also was worked on 300 with Snyder.
In this, the main production company is Stone Quarry with Grand Electric which also has been listed which is respectively the production company of Eric Newman that overall has a deal with Netflix.
In his interview, Snyder also has commented on the Inspiration of Rebel Moon. He has said that it is him who has grown up as an Akira Kurosawa fan of Star Wars. It is his love of sci-fi and also a giant adventure.
This time he takes his wife and producing partner Deborah Snyder to produce the film through the duo’s Stone Quarry also with his principal for a long time Wesley Coller. Eric Newman has produced the feature debut of Snyder of 2004, Dawn of the Dead that he is producing through his banner, Grand Electric.
Rebel Moon: Plot
Hollywood Reporter has revealed the synopsis of this film. It has shown that the film is extremely inspired by Star Wars and once upon a time it was the pitch of Star Wars a decade ago. The plot of the film is based on the motion when a peaceful colony on an edge of the galaxy gets the threat by the armies of a tyrannical regent which is named Belisarius. In his, the colonist has dispatched to the young woman having a mysterious past to get the warriors from the neighbor planets to help them for making a stand.
Rebel Moon: Cast
The cast of the film did not announce yet but it is expected that we will watch some familiar faces with whom Snyder was enjoyed in the past.
Rebel Moon: Production Status
We are expecting that the production of the film will enter in early 2022 but there are no such fixed dates or filming locations at this moment.
Rebel Moon: Development History
It is mainly a Star Wars pitched developed by Zack Snyder. It is going to be a more take to the universe that is created by George Lucas and also even did not move without any meaningful conversations after it becomes acquired by The Walt Disney Co. Lucasfilm in 2012.
At a moment Snyder and Newman who also was behind Narcos and Narcos Mexico, have respectively gone down the path of creating it into the series but it was ultimately decided to create this Rebel moon as a feature movie on which Snyder was working respectively.
He said that he had spent the last two or three years building this universe. Each and every corner should be painted. He had done many designs and also constantly drawing and seriously cultivating the fertile ground to make this world realize completely.
Rebel Moon: Cinematic Universe or not
After launching several Army of the Dead projects for Netflix, Snyder has revealed that he hopes that this also becomes a massive IP and a universe that could be built out.
Rebel Moon: Release Date
There is no such release date that has been set by Netflix for the film yet. After considering the entire potential scope of the production, it is expected that it will come in 2023 at the earliest.