For Netflix: Matthias Schweighöfer makes prequel for Zack Snyder’s zombie film “Army Of The Dead”
With “Army Of The Dead” Zack Snyder brings his new film to Netflix. But it doesn’t stop at just one project. Two prequels are created – one staged by Matthias Schweighöfer.
Zack Snyder is creating a whole universe for Netflix around his upcoming zombie action film “Army Of The Dead”. Netflix confirmed in a press release that two prequels are already in the works.
Zack Snyder is creating a whole universe for Netflix around his upcoming zombie action film “Army Of The Dead”.
Snyder explains about the projects: “We are expanding the ‘Army Of The Dead’ universe with an international prequel and are also entering the visually dynamic world of animation. It’s been a great collaboration and we’re thrilled that Netflix is viewing this as a big franchise as we do. “
The statement already shows which projects are in progress 123MOVIES.
Matthias Schweighöfer makes film …
On the one hand, there is another film that is described as an “international prequel” and is particularly interesting from a German perspective.
Because Matthias Schweighöfer, previously known as a director for romantic comedies, will direct this multilingual film and also produce it together with his own production company Pantaleon Film – in Germany!
The focus of the German zombie actioner is himself. The film will tell the story of Schweighöfer’s “Army Of The Dead” character Ludwig Dieter.
the film will tell the story of Schweighöfer’s “Army Of The Dead” figure Ludwig Dieter.
Zack Snyder and Co. make anime series
Another prequel is the anime series “Army Of The Dead: Lost Vegas”, which is supposed to tell how Las Vegas collapsed for the first time and a rescue team is gathered around Scott, played by Dave Bautista. In addition to Bautista, Ana de la Reguera, Tig Notaro, Omari Hardwick and Ella Purnell can be heard as speakers in this series, who also star in Snyder’s film.
is supposed to tell how Las Vegas collapsed for the first time and a rescue team rallies around Scott, played by Dave Bautista.
Snyder will direct two episodes of the series himself and has also brought on board animation expert Jay Oliva (“Batman: The Dark Knight Returns”), who not only directs two more episodes, but is also the showrunner in charge of the series.
Shay Hatten writes the script for both prequels, who was also involved in the script for “Army Of The Dead”.
Army Of The Dead: 2021 on Netflix
“Army Of The Dead” is set after a zombie epidemic. The government has managed to restrict this to Las Vegas and seal off the entire city. Six years later, a group of mercenaries went to the quarantine zone to carry out “the greatest robbery of all time”.
So far, it has been expected that the film will come to Netflix in the course of 2020. The new announcement now says that “Army Of The Dead” will be launched on Netflix in 2021.
that “Army Of The Dead” will start on Netflix in 2021.
It is not known whether this date is related to the fact that some scenes have to be re-shot or whether the time is to be used to produce the two prequels and then publish them promptly.