Zack Snyder Draws Comparison of His Newest Film 'Rebel Moon' to 'Man of Steel'

Zack Snyder Draws Comparison of His Newest Film 'Rebel Moon' to 'Man of Steel'

Director Zack Snyder has revealed additional details regarding his next Netflix sci-fi film Rebel Moon. The film was first announced in July this year and reportedly stems from a Star Wars pitch the director developed a decade ago. Snyder will be directing, producing and co-writing the film for the streaming giant.

In a recent Post-Credit podcast, Snyder described Rebel Moon as a film on a similar scale of the 2013 Man of Steel. He has even gone as far as calling it a film “on the biggest steroids I can give it.” The director reveals that the synopsis of the movie follows a “romantic sci-fi film on a scale that is just frankly as big as you can make a movie.”

In another interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Snyder discusses the film’s inspirations sharing, “This is me growing up as an Akira Kurosawa fan, a Star Wars fan. It’s my love of sci-fi and a giant adventure. My hope is that this also becomes a massive IP and a universe that can be built out.”

The Hollywood Reporter describes the film as a story “set in motion when a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical regent named Balisarius. Desperate, the colonists dispatch a young woman with a mysterious past to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to help them make a stand.” Rebel Moon is expected to begin production in early 2022 but no official release date has been confirmed by Snyder or Netflix.

Take a listen at the full podcast below.

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