Director and star Matthias Schweighöfer’s contribution to Snyder’s evolving zombie universe arrives on Netflix October 29.
Netflix’s zombie smash hit “Army of the Dead” has a prequel coming this fall from the unique movie’s star, Matthias Schweighöfer. He’s the director and star of “Army of Thieves,” the set-up movie to Zack Snyder’s wildly common zombie film. Schweighöfer performs small-town financial institution teller Dieter, who will get drawn into the journey of a lifetime when a mysterious girl recruits him to hitch a crew of Interpol’s most needed criminals making an attempt to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes throughout Europe. Watch the official trailer beneath earlier than the film arrives on the streaming platform on October 29.
The screenplay comes from Shay Hatten, who co-wrote “Military of the Lifeless” with Joby Harold. The solid of “Military of Thieves” contains Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O. Payment, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, and Jonathan Cohen. Producers are Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller, Dan Maag, and Schweighöfer, from a narrative developed by Snyder and Hatten.
Deborah Snyder beforehand teased “Military of Thieves” in a conversation with IndieWire following the primary movie’s launch this previous Might. She referred to as it a “romantic comedy heist movie,” including, “It stands alone, and [while] you possibly can watch it as a result of it’s the historical past of our safecracker, it’s additionally simply this actually candy, humorous movie,” she stated. “It’s set in our identical timeline, however it’s not like a zombie film. … It’s extra like ‘The Italian Job,’ however it takes place in a world the place these zombies exist in America and it’s inflicting instability within the banking establishments. They’re shifting cash round, so it’s the right alternative for a heist.”
Of the movie’s character (and the director taking part in him), Deborah Snyder stated, “Dieter is so beloved, after we examined the film, he was one in all folks’s favourite characters. To get extra data of, the place did he come from, how did he be taught to crack safes, I feel that’s actually enjoyable, too. He’s an amazing director. It’s a smaller-scale film than ‘Military,’ however it seems to be actually huge.”
Schweighöfer beforehand made his directing debut in 2010 with the rom-com “What a Man.” “Military of Thieves” was shot in Europe towards the tip of 2020.
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