Rebel Moon will brighten up your holiday. Zack Snyder’s sci-fi epic will stream on Netflix December 22nd. The Snyder flick is just one of themincluding Extraction 2 and David Fincher’s The Killer.
Following a mysterious young woman and some planetary warriors fighting a tyrannical space dictator, Rebel Moon stars Sofia Boutella, Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou, Ray Fisher, Donna Bay, Jena Malone, and the voice of Anthony Hopkins. Perhaps ironically, this space opera flick fills the void left by the absence of a Star Wars movie this Christmas. Irony, because Rebel Moon started as a Star Wars idea he was the director ofAnd I pitched to Lucasfilm and it got turned down.
Disney planned to release themin late 2023, but then it looks like he’s replaced it on the calendar with another Star Wars movie, directed by The Mandalorian and Thor’s Taika Waititi. However, there is still no indication of either movie. Which leaves the way open for Rebel Moon to attract space opera fans this Christmas.
Although Netflix hasn’t said anything about a theatrical release, the streaming device had some success with Glass Onion in the same time slot last year. The sequel to Knives Out with Daniel Craig was released to theaters in November prior to the live-action Christmas release.
This year’s top holiday movies in theaters are Dune Part 2, Thein November, followed by Wonka, Ghostbusters, and Aquaman in December.
when star wars ripoff1980’s Battle Beyond the Stars.Snyder described the film’s tone as a “mature take” on Star Wars, echoing his darker vision of the DC Comics universe seen in films like his own. . Like Star Wars, Rebel Moon draws inspiration from Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film Seven Samurai, which in turn inspired The Magnificent Seven and another
The cast for Rebel Moon also includes Cary Elwes, Corey Stoll, Staz Nair, E. Duffy, Charlotte Magee, Sky Yang, Rupert Friend, and Stuart Martin from the Netflix spinoff Army of the Dead..