Zack Snyder Is Creating An Anime With Netflix

Netflix has partnered up with Zack Snyder to create a brand new, as of but untitled, anime sequence centered round Norse mythology with the assistance of storyboard artist and long-time collaborator Jay Oliva, whose credit embrace Snyder initiatives like Justice League and 300: Rise of an Empire.

Particulars of the undertaking are nonetheless shrouded in thriller, however the sequence will add to Netflix’s growing roster of unique anime initiatives together with reveals like Neo Yokio and Castlevania, in addition to their lately launched (and highly contentious) model of the basic Neon Genesis Evangelion. In a press release to Variety, Netflix’s director of anime programming, John Derderian, stated “Zack Snyder’s innovation in visible storytelling has pushed the trade ahead and established him as probably the most distinctive filmmakers of his technology. We’re past excited to accomplice with him and his distinctive group to deliver the long-lasting characters and tales of Norse mythology to life in his inimitable model.”

Whereas the title and plot of the brand new sequence have been left as much as the creativeness, it is secure to imagine we’ll be handled to the Snyder-version of some basic Norse gods and heroes like Loki, Thor, Odin, and Hela–probably that includes some good ol’ original Vikings with greased up, rock exhausting abs tossed in there for good measure. All of us noticed 300, proper?

Snyder is at present at work on one other Netflix undertaking, Military of the Useless, a film that was conceived of as a sequel to Snyder’s Daybreak of the Useless reboot from 2004. Military of the Useless will mark Snyder’s return after a two-year directorial hiatus following the discharge of Justice League.


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