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Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead is not as dead as we thought, it seems

September 9th, 2023 by Marc Comments

While we’re all looking forward to Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon on Netflix, with the first movie arriving this Christmas, many, myself included, thought his previous franchise attempt at the streamer, Army of the Dead, was, well… dead.

But no, it seems that, while it’s all slowed down, there is still more of this world to come.

Firstly, the planned animated series, Army of the Dead: Lost Vegas, has stalled for ‘technical reasons’ whatever that means and there are still plans to do the sequel to the first movie but it seems Snyder is trying to work out when to do it as he’s now deep into the Rebel Moon series.

“I was trying to figure out the cadence and how we would go forward and whether we’re going to do the Army of the Dead sequel and then come back and do another one of these [Rebel Moon] movies if it’s desired,” Snyder says.

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“Because Army goes completely nuts. If we were to make another Army movie other than…the Mathias [Army of Thieves] arm of Army Universe has its own thing happening, but the main trunk gets pretty twisted as it goes up. And then to have these two things, it would be nice…because you could kind of go back and forth between the two [universes].”

Army of the Dead was a solid hit for Netflix (even if sequel/spinoff Army of Thieves was not), so it’s likely Netflix want Snyder to get the franchise up and running again… could he soon have two massive franchises on the go at Netflix? Well, it’s definitely not impossible.

Are you excited about another Army of the Dead movie or series? I was very excited for the first movie in 2021 and was completely disappointed with it BUT I’d keen to see a sequel if it can rectify and improve on what went before.

I am excited for Rebel Moon though. Eternal optimist, I am…

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….