Zack Snyder Reveals He Drew Inspiration From ’80s Animated Film For His Netflix Film, Rebel Moon

Zack Snyder; creator of Rebel Moon

Zack Snyder is known for his blockbuster hits for DC Studios. His list of movies includes Justice League, Man of Steel, and many other ventures. Snyder has his own style of direction that makes the best use of his intellect. Zack’s powerful imagination frequently brings in trouble for the director. His incorporation of mature and robust themes in movies that are rather better left simple has made him quite a controversial character in the industry.

Even after Disney rejected his idea of an R-rated Star Wars movie, Snyder didn’t take too long before jumping back on track. His new venture is a space opera titled Rebel Moon. The movie is an official Netflix release. Rebel Moon wis Snyder’s second Netflix venture after Army Of Dead which was released in 2021.

Director Zack Snyder Talks About The Inspiration Behind Rebel Moon

/Film visited the sets of Rebel Moon when they met with Zack. When asked about the inspiration behind the movie, the director let us into his little secret. Subsequently, the director revealed that the inspiration behind the movie was an 80s animated cartoon series. Zack related Rebel Moon with Heavy Metal, the 80s animation. He revealed that Rebel Moon is a sci-fi film inspired by the fantasy series.

“There’s a weirdness, a little bit, to the sci-fi, a sci-fi weirdness that I love, where everything’s not that straightforward and it’s a million mysteries,” said Snyder to /Film.

The Sci-Fi Space Opera Movie And Its Visual Stills That Dropped The Jaws Of The Viewers

Netflix released the trailer of the movie, Rebel Moon on the 22nd of August, 2023. And the trailer itself has brought the attention of viewers over the visuals of the movie. There is an immense scale, beautiful visuals, deep storyline in the movie. The movie has already been approved for not one but two sequels. Eventually, following the movie’s storyline, the sequels will also fall under the sci-fi space opera genre of the first movie.

The movie follows the journey of people who live under scrutiny in a totalitarian mother world. Furthermore, it’s about the journey of Kora, a former member of the mother world’s army. Kora decides to rebel against the mother world and fight for justice. Joining her in this venture are  Djimon Hounsou, Charlie Hunnam, Staz Nair, Jena Malone, Ed Skrein, and Anthony Hopkins. Sofia Boutella plays the role of Kora.

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