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‘Army of Thieves’ Trailer: It’s Time to Crack Safes Around Europe in This ‘Army of the Dead’ Prequel

Back in May, director Zack Snyder delivered Army of the Dead, which told the story of a deadly heist that unfolded in the middle of a zombie apocalypse in Las Vegas. Now he’s back to produce a prequel directed by one of the film’s stars. Army of Thieves takes place earlier in the zombie apocalypse timeline, when the United States has first started to feel the terror of the undead wreaking havoc across the country. That means there’s some instability in banking institutions, and Matthias Schweig...
Tags: Europe, Movies, News, America, Netflix, United States, Army, Trailers, Las Vegas, Interpol, Indiewire, Valkyries, Dieter, Zack Snyder, Matthias Schweighofer, Deborah Snyder


Army of Thieves' SDCC 2021 Teaser Takes Us Back to Zack Snyder's Zombieverse

The poster for the new movie Army of Thieves puts it best: “More safes. Less zombies.” Directed by and starring Matthias Schweighöfer, Army of Thieves is a prequel to Zack Snyder’s recent hit, Army of the Dead, told from the point of view of one of its main characters, Dieter. And now, the first teaser trailer is here.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Netflix, Zombie, Dieter, Zack Snyder, Living Dead, Nathalie Emmanuel, Matthias Schweighofer, Deborah Snyder, Schweighöfer, Zack Fair, Army of the Dead, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Draftarmy Of The Dead


‘Army of Thieves’: Ludwig Dieter Is Hired for a Heist in First Teaser for ‘Army of the Dead’ Prequel

Before the zombified events of Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead,” there was an “Army of Thieves,” led by the mysterious Gwendoline (Nathalie Emmanuel) and safecracking genius Ludwig Dieter (Matthias Schweighöfer). In the first teaser for the prequel film, also directed by Schweighöfer, viewers are introduced to the crew of opportunistic bandits, including Rolph (Guz […]
Tags: News, Army, Zack Snyder, Schweighöfer, Army of the Dead, Ludwig Dieter, Army Of Thieves, Gwendoline Nathalie Emmanuel, Ludwig Dieter Matthias Schweighöfer, Rolph Guz


Zack Snyder Working on Army of the Dead 2, Signs Netflix First-Look Deal

Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead was a smash hit for both the filmmaker and Netflix, so it should come as no surprise that a sequel for the film is already in the works.   RELATED: Leslie Grace to Star as Barbara Gordon in DC & Warner Bros.’ Batgirl According to a recent report from The Hollywood Reporter , Snyder has signed a first-look film deal with Netflix through he and his producing partner Deborah Snyder’s production banner The Stone Quarry Productions. The deal is a two-year partnershi...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Army, Streaming, Snyder, Zack Snyder, Barbara Gordon, ComingSoon, Movie News, Deborah Snyder, DC Warner Bros, Army of the Dead, Leslie Grace, Hollywood Reporter Snyder, Rebel Moon, The Stone Quarry Productions


Netflix Claims Strong Viewing for ‘Army of the Dead,’ ‘Mitchells vs. The Machines’ and More, Using Its Own Proprietary Metric

Netflix, as has been its custom the last several quarters, boasted about huge numbers for its original films and TV series as part of announcing its second quarter results. The numbers it cited, though, are calculated using a Netflix-proprietary metric. Among the “impactful” film titles it released in in Q2, according to Netflix, were Zack […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Zack, Mitchells, Army of the Dead, The Mitchells Vs. The Machines, Netflix Claims Strong Viewing for ` Army


Netflix Claims Huge Viewing for ‘Army of the Dead,’ ‘Mitchells vs. The Machines’ and More, Using Its Own Proprietary Metric

Netflix, as has been its custom the last several quarters, boasted about huge numbers for its original films and TV series as part of announcing its second quarter results. The numbers it cited, though, are calculated using a Netflix-proprietary metric. Among the “impactful” film titles it released in in Q2, according to Netflix, were Zack […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Zack, Mitchells, Army of the Dead, The Mitchells Vs. The Machines, Netflix Claims Huge Viewing for ` Army


Daily Podcast: The Tomorrow War 2, Guys and Dolls Remake, Chris’s Advice Corner

On the July 8 , 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by senior writer and chief film critic Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including The Tomorrow War 2 and a remake of Guys and Dolls . Then they open up the mailbag and answer some listener questions. Opening Banter :    In The News : (Chris) ‘The Tomorrow War 2’ in the Works at Amazon, Chris Pratt and Director Chris McKay Expected to Return (Chris) ‘G...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, News, Podcasts, Australia, Chicago, Arizona, Wisconsin, Chad, Hobbs, Johnson, Chris Pratt, Illinois, Chris Mckay, Peter Jackson


‘Army of Thieves’ First Look: The ‘Army of the Dead’ Prequel Hits Netflix This Fall

Dieter, the best character in Zack Snyder‘s so-so zombie heist flick Army of the Dead, is getting his own prequel movie in the form of Army of Thieves. Matthias Schweighöfer returns to the role, and directs the movie, too, leading a cast that includes Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, Jonathan Cohen, and Noémie Nakai. While it doesn’t premiere until the fall, some Army of Thieves first look images have arrived, and you can check them out below. I was mixed on Army of t...
Tags: Images, Movies, Netflix, Sequels, Army, Interpol, Snyder, Zack, Dieter, Zack Snyder, Hatten, Matthias Schweighofer, Deborah Snyder, Schweighöfer, Army-of-the-Dead, Army Of Thieves


Zack Snyder’s Army of Thieves Stills: First Look at Dieter-Centered Prequel

Army of the Dead director Zack Snyder took to Twitter to share the first official photos for Netflix’s upcoming prequel to this year’s hit zombie action pic titled Army of Thieves, which will now center around German safecracker Ludwig Dieter, with Matthias Schweighöfer reprising the fan-favorite character. The action comedy heist movie is expected to make its debut later this year. The Army of Thieves images, which you can check out below, offer us our first look at Dieter in one of his very f...
Tags: Twitter, Movies, Netflix, Army, Streaming, Las Vegas, Interpol, Scott, Dieter, Zack Snyder, Bautista, Nathalie Emmanuel, Dave Bautista, ComingSoon, Movie News, Matthias Schweighofer


‘Rebel Moon’: Zack Snyder’s Reworked ‘Star Wars’ Movie Heads to Netflix, Could Launch New Sci-Fi Universe

It’s been quite a year for Zack Snyder, who has taken streaming services and the hashtag-loving hordes of the Internet by storm. First with his four-hour director’s cut of Justice League on HBO Max, then with his Las Vegas zombie heist Army of the Dead on Netflix. And he’s keeping busy. At one point, Snyder was developing a Star Wars film inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, but news came this May that he had reworked his idea into one that could take place outside the galaxy far, far aw...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Army, Justice League, Akira Kurosawa, Las Vegas, James Cameron, Universal Pictures, Dawn, Snyder, Zack-Snyder, Scott Stuber, Seven Samurai, Deborah Snyder, Kurt Johnstad


Zack Snyder to Make Sci-Fi Epic ‘Rebel Moon’ for Netflix

Zack Snyder is going to space. Following the debut of his zombie thriller “Army of the Dead” at Netflix, Snyder has set his next feature film at the streamer, a sci-fi epic called “Rebel Moon.” Shay Hatten (“Army of the Dead,” “John Wick 3”) and Kurt Johnstad (“300,” “Atomic Blonde”) are co-writing the script with […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Army of the Dead, Netflix Snyder, Rebel Moon, Rebel Moon Shay Hatten Army of the Dead John Wick


Zack Snyder’s Sci-Fi Adventure Rebel Moon Lands at Netflix

Zack Snyder’s partnership with Netflix continues to be exciting. Snyder’s next film will also land at the streamer and will be a sci-fi fantasy title called Rebel Moon. The Hollywood Reporter says that the film will be co-written by Snyder, who will also direct and produce the project. Army of the Dead screenwriter Shay Hatten and 300 co-writer Kurt Johnstad are also on board for the film. RELATED: Zack Snyder Interview: How Army of the Dead Deconstructs Zombie Films “The story is set in motion...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Streaming, Akira Kurosawa, Snyder, Zack Snyder, ComingSoon, Eric Newman, Movie News, Grand Electric, Deborah Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Shay Hatten, Army of the Dead, Sarah Bowen


Zack Snyder Is Turning His Long-Ago Star Wars Pitch Into a Netflix Sci-Fi Epic

With the success of HBO Max’s Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Netflix’s Army of the Dead, Zack Snyder is sticking to genre movies and streaming for his newly announced next project: Netflix sci-fi epic Rebel Moon, which the director hopes will become a franchise not unlike Star Wars, the series that initially helped …Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Hbo, Science, Film, Tig Notaro, Disney, Netflix, Justice League, Akira Kurosawa, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Zack Snyder, Akira, Army of the Dead, HBO Max, Cinema of the United States


The Morning Watch: Edgar Wright’s Favorite Sparks Songs, VFX Artists React to ‘Ghostbusters II’ & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, listen as Edgar Wright sits down to list some of his favorite Sparks songs before the arrival of his first feature film documentary, The Sparks Brothers. Plus, see what the visual effects artists at Corri...
Tags: Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Army, Disneyland, Visual Effects, Edgar-Wright, Sparks, Dolittle, Zack Snyder, Alamo Drafthouse, Video Of The Day, Ghostbusters Ii, The Morning Watch, Corridor Crew, Army-of-the-Dead, Disneyland Walt Disney Imagineering


Elvis, Tiger King, and Sin City: Behind the visual effects of Army of the Dead

Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead took the zombie genre to Las Vegas, and used plenty of visual effects magic to fill Sin City with the living dead.
Tags: Trends, Army, Las Vegas, Visual Effects, Vfx, Sin City, Zack Snyder, Movies & TV, Framestore, Army of the Dead


Watch 6 Glorious Minutes of Tig Notaro Getting Digitally Added to Army of the Dead

Almost every big-budget movie uses copious amounts of VFX, and it’s always quite satisfying to see what those movies looked like before the VFX was added—and how much effort it took the CG animators and artists to create the finished product. However, this VFX showcase video from Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Tig Notaro, Films, Actors, Netflix, Comedians, Chris, Entertainers, TIG, Zack Snyder, Dave Bautista, Notaro, Army of the Dead, Chris Delia, Entertainment Culture, Tig Notaro Getting Digitally Added to Army


The Morning Watch: ‘Army of the Dead’ Edition – How Tig Notaro Was Added, Honest Trailer & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, we let Zack Snyder‘s zombie heist movie Army of the Dead take the wheel. Find out how visual effects made it possible for comedian Tig Notaro to replace Chris D’Elia in a key role in the film, check out the ...
Tags: Movies, Tig Notaro, Michael Bay, Netflix, Army, Las Vegas, Honest Trailers, Honest Trailer, Zack-Snyder, Joe Rogan, Screen Junkies, Video Of The Day, Chris D'Elia, Notaro, The Morning Watch, Army-of-the-Dead


How Tig Notaro was digitally added to ‘Army of the Dead’ a year after filming ended

Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead used visual effects to replace a main character more than a year after filming had ended. Here's how they did it.
Tags: Tig Notaro, Trends, Army, Visual Effects, Vfx, Zack Snyder, Movies & TV, Framestore, Army of the Dead, Marcus Taormina


The Morning Watch: ‘Army of the Dead’ VFX Breakdown, Lessons from ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ Screenplay & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how Army of the Dead brought zombie mayhem to Las Vegas by creating a 3D model of the iconic strip. See how the screenplay for Portrait of a Lady on Fire provided plenty of details in meticulously c...
Tags: The Morning Watch, Video Of The Day, Anya Taylor-Joy, Army-of-the-Dead, Cynthia Erivo, Elizabeth Olsen, Genius: Aretha, Gillian-Anderson, Lacey Rose, MJ Rodriguez, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Pose, Ratched, Sarah-Paulson, The Crown, The-Queens-Gambit


The Newest Episode of Netflix’s ‘Snyder School’ is All About Color (or Lack Thereof) in ‘Army of the Dead’

Zack Snyder‘s relationship with color is pretty well-known. He’s a filmmaker with specific aesthetic tastes, most of them being very desaturated or just black-and-white altogether. But at least he’s aware of this. In the latest episode of Snyder School, a four-part YouTube series released by Netflix in the wake of Snyder’s zombie heist thriller Army of the Dead, Snyder admits, “I do love black and white photography, I always have. I’ve always been a fan of slightly desaturated and high contrast...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Army, Snyder, Zack, Zack-Snyder, Behind the Scenes Footage, Army-of-the-Dead, Netflix Film Club, Snyder School, Dead Snyder


Army of the Dead Is Already One of Netflix’s Top 10 Most-Watched Films

Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead is making its way up Netflix’s top 10 most-watched movies list as it garnered 72 million viewing households in its first four weeks. According to Deadline, the action-packed Army of the Dead is currently tied with George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky as the 9th most-watched film on the streamer. It was also number one overall in over 70 countries, and the top movie in over 90 countries. RELATED: Zack Snyder Interview: How Army of the Dead Deconstructs Zombie Films He...
Tags: Movies, Movie News, Netflix, Streaming, Zack Snyder


Newest Episode of ‘Snyder School’ Shows How Zack Snyder Shot ‘Army of the Dead’

Let Zack Snyder take you to school, with the latest episode of, well, Snyder School. In a four-part YouTube series, the filmmaker goes in-depth on the making of Army of the Dead, his new zombie heist thriller on Netflix. This episode: cinematography. Snyder School Army of the Dead – Cinematography Snyder juggles a ridiculous number of jobs on Army of the Dead: director, co-writer, producer, and director of photography. The filmmaker takes control of the cinematography himself in Army of...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Youtube, Netflix, Army, Snyder, Zack, Zack-Snyder, Action/Adventure, Behind the Scenes Footage, Army-of-the-Dead, Netflix Film Club, Snyder School, Snyder School Army, Cinematography Snyder


New Movies to Watch This Week: ‘Cruella,’ ‘A Quiet Place Part II,’ ‘Plan B’

Memorial Day weekend brings encouraging signs for movie fans, as the first wave of summer blockbusters hits theaters. That said, with traditional release patterns still in turmoil as Hollywood and the world adjust to the pandemic, it can be intimidating to keep up with when and where new films are being released — but the […]
Tags: Hollywood, Opinion, Lists, Cruella, P!nk, Army of the Dead, The Woman in the Window, Seance


/Filmcast Ep. 620 – Army of the Dead (GUEST: Ariel Fisher)

David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Ariel Fisher to talk about movie adaptions of video games. For the feature review, the cast dives into Army of the Dead, the new Zack Snyder zombie movie on Netflix. Does the stylish director add more to the zombie genre? Follow Ariel Fisher on Twitter! The Slashfilmcast is launching a Patreon! Support us at  http://patreon.com/filmpodcast. Thanks to our sponsors this week: Headspace, Candid Co. Theragun, Magic Spoon. Visit   for ...
Tags: Slashfilmcast, The Show, Army-of-the-Dead


The Morning Watch: Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Trailer Easter Eggs, ‘Army of the Dead’ Scene Breakdown & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look at nearly six dozen Easter eggs, callbacks, and comic book references from the first trailer for Marvel’s Eternals. Plus, listen as Zack Snyder breaks down a key scene from his zombie heist movie...
Tags: Movies, Tig Notaro, America, Army, Snyder, Zack-Snyder, Jackass, Johnny-Knoxville, Video Of The Day, ScreenCrush, Chris D Elia, Eternals, The Morning Watch, YouTube Instagram Twitter, Army-of-the-Dead, Next Vanity Fair


Army of the Dead Review Discussion with WrestleZone

Army of the Dead hit Netflix late last week and has generally been a hit with both fans and critics. Now it’s time for ComingSoon and WrestleZone’s takes on the film in this spoiler-filled 45-minute discussion about all aspects of the film. We discuss the future of the franchise, Dave Bautista’s acting chops, and much more. A major thank you to our pro wrestling sister site WrestleZone for helping us with this review discussion as Managing Editor Bill Pritchard, Senior Editor Colin Tessier, and...
Tags: Video, Movies, Horror, Netflix, Army, Streaming, Las Vegas, Kate, Bill Pritchard, Martin, Ward, Zack Snyder, Scott Ward, Maria Cruz, Dave Bautista, ComingSoon


“Why is movie blurry?”

I'm seeing lots of chatter about the cinematography of Zack Snyder's latest effort. Some people seem confused by the blurry backgrounds...First and foremost, some scenes have a blurry, dreamlike quality to them because of Zack Snyder’s use of the Canon 50mm f/.0.95 lens, nicknamed the Canon Dream Lens, a relatively obscure piece of equipment developed in Japan in the 1960s and 1970s. Snyder, who also acted as cinematographer on Army of the Dead, specifically utilized the full-frame Rangefinder l...
Tags: Japan, Guns, Canon, Tam, Snyder, Zack Snyder, Neat-o, Flicks, Pickcher Takin, Army of the Dead, Taxonomy of Modern Dangers, Canon Dream Lens


Army of the Dead creator reveals whether there will be sequel

Army of the Dead on Netflix has been a big hit with fans since it landed on Friday night so...
Tags: Netflix, Army, Army of the Dead


‘Army of the Dead’ Viewers Question Dead Pixels on Screens

If you happened to watch Zack Snyder’s “Army of the Dead” this weekend, you might have noticed something was not quite right. You weren’t alone — quite a few Twitter and Reddit users noticed that some scenes appear to have dead pixels, or completely white spaces, on various parts of the screen. Army of the […]
Tags: News, Netflix, ` Army, Reddit, Zack Snyder, Army of the Dead