After launching his long-awaited Zack Snyder’s Justice League on HBO Max and the movie Army of the Dead on Netflix, Zack snyder you are already prepared for your next film project, again for the platform of Netflix.
As collected The Hollywood Reporter, Zack Snyder will direct and co-write Rebel moon, a new science fiction adventure film set in space that will soon be released in the Netflix catalog.
Its official synopsis reads as follows: “The story begins when a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruler named Balisarius. Desperate people send a young woman with a mysterious past to search for warriors from neighboring planets to help them take a position and oppose the tyrant. “
Of course, its plot is very reminiscent of the tone of the classic Star Wars movies. And it is that curiously originally it was conceived to be a star wars movie, although it ended up being a script rejected by Lucasfilm that Zack Snyder has reconverted for this new Netflix movie.
Like a combination of samurai cinema and science fiction, drawing on Akira Kurosawa’s films, to which Star Wars owes so much, the plot of Zack Snyder’s script revolved around a group of Jedi unrelated to the main plot of the Skywalker Saga.
“This is me growing up as an Akira Kurosawa fan, a Star Wars fan,” says Snyder, and he goes on to talk about the film’s franchise potential. “It is my love of science fiction and a giant adventure. My hope is that this too becomes massive intellectual property and a universe that can be built.”
Initial plans were for a feature film and then a series, but eventually the Zack Snyder’s Star Wars movie project ended up on deaf ears. Eventually, Snyder confirmed that it would no longer be a Star Wars movie, but would still be a science fiction movie unrelated to the galactic franchise.
“I’ve spent the last two or three years building this universe,” adds the filmmaker. “Every corner has to be painted. I have been making designs, drawing constantly and really cultivating its fertile ground to make this world fully realized …”.
At the moment the Rebel Moon movie There is no release date, but Snyder promises that filming will begin in 2022.