JUSTICE LEAGUE director Zack Snyder to direct Kurosawa-inspired sci-fi film REBEL MOON for Netflix

Zack Snyder has often said that if he gets the chance to lead a Star wars film, he would pay homage to the great Akira Kurosawa with a Seven Samurai-Inspired space adventure. Well it looks like Justice League the director got fed up with waiting for Lucasfilm to call him because he passed his idea on to Netflix.

THR reports that Snyder’s next project for the streamer will be an epic sci-fi fantasy titled Rebel moon, which he will also co-write with Army of the dead scribe Shay Hatten and 300 co-writer Kurt Johnstad.

The plot revolves around “a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy which is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical regent named Balisarius. Desperate people send a young woman with a mysterious past to search for warriors from neighboring planets to help them. to take a stand. “

“It is I who grew up as a fan of Akira Kurosawa, fan of Star Wars”, Snyder said. “It’s my love of science fiction and giant adventure. My hope is that this also becomes massive intellectual property and a universe that can be built.

“I’ve been working on this for so long, it’s pretty advanced. “ he added.

Snyder will produce alongside his wife and production partner Deborah Snyder via the duo’s Stone Quarry. Production is expected to start early next year.

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