Zack Snyder announces his Rebel Moon film will feature a snowy backdrop in new set photos as production of the sci-fi epic nears completion.
With production on the film almost over, Zack Snyder teased a snowy backdrop for him rebel moon with new set photos from the project. The sci-fi epic marks the latest collaboration between Snyder and Netflix following the launch of his Army of the Dead franchise where both films garnered generally positive reviews and garnered strong viewership for the streamer ensuring the two continue collaborating on the anime prequel series Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas and direct continuation, Planet of the Dead. As with many projects before it, Snyder wants to deliver a large-scale story with a star-studded roster, and audiences get a new glimpse of what’s to come.
Zack Snyder recently visited his Vero account to offer a new update to his highly anticipated rebel moon Movie. Not only did he reveal that his sci-fi epic was only two days into production, but he also shared off-set photos from the Netflix project that revealed a snowy backdrop that will be featured in the film. Check out the set photos below:
Everything we know about Rebel Moon’s setting and what it means for the story
After more than half a year of shooting for the science fiction epic, a lot still remains unknown rebel moon, with its sole plot synopsis teasing a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy that is under attack by a tyrannical figure, requiring a woman with a mysterious past to rally a band of warriors to stop him. The plot description may look familiar to Akira Kurosawa fans, as it’s broadly consistent with his 1954 classic Seven samurai, in which villagers hire a group of mercenaries to stop bandits from stealing their crops. Interestingly, Snyder has confirmed that Kurosawa’s samurai epic was a major influence on Kurosawa rebel moonespecially back when it was developed as war of stars Pitch, a franchise whose creator was largely inspired by another Kurosawa classic, The Hidden Fortress.
Given the story information given so far and the Kurosawa influences, it seems possible rebel moon his story takes place on a variety of planets as the central character sets out to bring in warriors to defend the farm planet. Given the sci-fi epic started out as a war of stars It will be interesting to see if the snowy environment contains any nods to the similarly snowy planet Hoth shown in The Empire Strikes Back. With rebel moon Concept art that also teases a desert-like planet similar to that of the much-explored Tatooine, Snyder appears to be building another massive world ripe for exploration.
Netflix seems to have similar faith in the film as in the Army of the Dead Franchise that has already been confirmed that it will move on to a Rebel moon part 2, which was said to have been filmed back-to-back with the first film. Whether the potential franchise expands beyond the first film remains to be seen, but Netflix’s commitment to Snyder and the various worlds he creates is a welcome change for fans of the filmmaker compared to his notoriously difficult relationship with Warner Bros. with the production almost done, hope for more rebel moon Insight into the near future.
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