Filming is underway on Zack SnyderNetflix’s new movie rebel moonand we learned from Deadline today that Friend Rupert is now replaced by Ed Skrein.
Friend had to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts, reports Deadline.
In addition to directing, Snyder is also co-writing the screenplay with Shay Hatton (army of the dead) and Kurt Johnstad (300). The film has been called an “epic sci-fi fantasy”.
Here’s Zack Snyder’s Plot Synopsis rebel moon…
“A peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruler named Balisarius. Desperate people send a young woman with a mysterious past to seek warriors from neighboring planets to help them take a stand.
Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, Sophie Boutella, STuart Martin, Jena Malone, Staz Nair, E. Duffy, Charlotte Maggiand Sky Yang star.
Michael Huisman (“The Haunting of Hill House”), Cary Elwes (Seen), Corey Stoll (“The Strain”), and Alphonse Herrera (“The Exorcist”) recently joined the cast of the ensemble.
“I was growing up as an Akira Kurosawa fan, a star wars fan,” Zack Snyder recently said. The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s my love of science fiction and a giant adventure. I hope it also becomes massive intellectual property and a universe that can be built on.
In fact, THR recently noted, the story was originally a star wars ground!