Zack Snyder Sci-Fi Netflix Film Insurgent Moon Provides Sofia Boutella

Zack Snyder Sci-Fi Netflix Movie Rebel Moon Adds Sofia Boutella

Sofia Boutella, wearing short bangs and with bright lights behind her, in a scene from Prisoners of the Ghostland.

Sofia Boutella in Prisoners of the Ghostland.
Picture: AMC+ and Shudder

Bear in mind virtually 10 years in the past when there have been rumblings that Zack Snyder was pitching a Star Wars film? Clearly, that mission by no means occurred. However the basic concept behind that movie—minus the mythology of a galaxy far, far, awayis nonetheless taking place, and it simply added its first star.

Deadline reviews that Kingsman, Mummy, and Star Trek Past actress Sofia Boutella has been solid by Zack Snyder for his subsequent film, Insurgent Moon. Insurgent Moon is a riff on Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai and is a couple of peaceable colony that’s being threatened by armies led by an evil chief. To guard themselves, the colony hires a younger lady (Boutella, we assume) to place collectively a staff of warriors who can band collectively and assist them. . Seven Samurai in area.

That is prone to be Snyder’s subsequent film, which he’ll direct and co-write with Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad. And, like his final film, Military of the Useless, that is being made by Netflix with the purpose of being a big, authentic franchise the streamer can construct out with completely different spinoffs, sequels, and extra. Mainly, a Snyderverse.

The casting is a slam dunk for Snyder too as a result of Boutella has been on the perimeters of franchise superstardom for a number of years now. She first obtained mainstream consideration because the lethal murderer in Kingsman: The Secret Service, was solid because the title character within the Darkish Universe Tom Cruise film The Mummy, and was one of many new aliens in the latest Star Trek movie, Past. Sadly, in Kingsman—the one franchise amongst these three that’s at the moment nonetheless lively on the massive display—her character died. So it’s like she’s been proper there, however hasn’t fairly popped but. But when anybody can efficiently begin a franchise, it’s Snyder, particularly when it’s an concept he’s been excited about for years. “That is me rising up as an Akira Kurosawa fan, a Star Wars fan,” Snyder stated a couple of months again. “It’s my love of sci-fi and an enormous journey. My hope is that this additionally turns into an enormous IP and a universe that may be constructed out.”

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