Director Zack Snyder’s balls-to-the-wall zombie heist film is gearing as much as explode onto Netflix subsequent week, and now, extra particulars have been revealed in regards to the upcoming prequel, Military of Thieves. Directed by one of many stars of Military of the Lifeless, Matthias Schweighöfer, Army of Thieves will supply some perception into the early days of the zombie outbreak, with the brand new logline revealing that it’ll contain, look forward to it, one other heist!
“A mysterious girl recruits bank teller Dieter to help in a heist of impossible-to-crack safes throughout Europe.”
Matthias Schweighöfer might be directing the challenge from a screenplay by Shay Hatten and a narrative by Zack Snyder and Hatten, with Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder additionally on board as producers. Together with directing duties, Schweighöfer will reprise his Army of the Dead position as Ludwig Dieter, and might be joined by Recreation of Thrones and Quick and Livid star Nathalie Emmanuel as Gwendoline. The remainder of the solid consists of Guz Khan, Ruby O. Payment, Stuart Martin, Jonathan Cohen, Noemie Nakai, Peter Simonischek, and John Bubniak. Filming on Military of Thieves started in Germany in October 2020, ending that December.
Zack Snyder’s Military of the Lifeless in the meantime follows a bunch of mercenaries who plot a heist on a Las Vegas casino during a zombie outbreak. Led by Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista as Scott Ward, a mercenary and founding father of the mercenary group, Las Vengeance, the film options an ensemble solid that features Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, and Garret Dillahunt.
The film is scheduled to be released in select theaters in america on Might 14, 2021, earlier than streaming digitally on Netflix on Might 21, and has to date been met with a heat crucial reception. Military of the Lifeless presently sits at 77% on Rotten Tomatoes, with many praising Bautista’s efficiency, in addition to the efforts of the ensemble solid.
The plan is for Military of the Lifeless to spawn a post-apocalyptic, zombie infested franchise, and Military of Thieves is much from the one Military of the Lifeless-based challenge within the works at Netflix, with an upcoming anime-style spin-off titled Military of the Lifeless: Misplaced Vegas additionally presently in improvement. Developed by Jay Oliva and produced by Meduzarts Animation, the collection will reunite a number of characters and solid members from the primary film, together with Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera, Tig Notaro and Omari Hardwick who will all reprise their respective roles for Misplaced Vegas from Military of the Lifeless.
The collection will revolve across the early phases of the zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, and heart as soon as once more on Dave Bautista as Scott Ward, detailing his origins in addition to his and his comrades’ rescue efforts to save lots of mankind. Not like Military of the Lifeless nevertheless, Joe Manganiello’s character, Rose, will function the story’s important protagonist. Alongside Manganiello, Military of the Lifeless: Misplaced Vegas may also add Christian Slater, Harry Lennix, Ross Butler, Anya Chalotra, Vanessa Hudgens, Jena Malone, Nolan North, and Ray Porter to the roster. This involves us from Netflix.