During Netflix’s TUDUM global fan event, Netflix debuted the new trailer for the Army of Thieves film, coming to the streaming service on October 29, 2021. The movie is a prequel to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead.
In Army of Thieves, small-town bank teller Dieter gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals, attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.
The Army of Thieves film is directed by Matthias Schweighöfer, who will reprise the role of Dieter. The script was written by Shay Hatten, with a story by Hatten and Zack Snyder.
The film is produced by Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller, Dan Maag and Matthias Schweighöfer. The cast includes Schweighöfer, Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, Jonathan Cohen and Noémie Nakai.
Filming on Army of Thieves began in October 2020 and finished in December 2020. The new film is part of a larger Army of the Dead universe that includes the upcoming anime series entitled Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas, also written by Hattan.
The anime series chronicles the origin story of Scott (Dave Bautista) and his rescue crew during the initial fall of Vegas as they confront the mysterious source of the zombie outbreak. Zack Snyder will direct two episodes of the anime series.
Jay Oliva (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and Netflix Original Anime Series Trese) will be showrunning as well as directing two episodes of the series. The series will be executive produced by Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Wesley Coller from The Stone Quarry alongside Jay Olivia and Shay Hatten.
In Army of the Dead, following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted. The film was rated R for strong bloody violence, gore and language throughout, some sexual content and brief nudity/graphic nudity.
The movie’s screenplay was written by Snyder, Shay Hatten and Joby Harold from a story by Snyder. The producers are Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller and Zack Snyder.
Army of the Dead stars Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana De La Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, and Garret Dillahunt.
The cast also includes Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Richard Cetrone, and Michael Cassidy. The movie was filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico and a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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