Army of Thieves is an upcoming Netflix movie. It is a prequel to Zack Snyder’s “Army of the dead”. There is also an upcoming animated series based on “Army of the dead”. The animated series will release after the release of the prequel. Army of thieves is based on one character from the original Zack Snyder movie, Ludwig Deter.
We saw zombie infection break out at the beginning of the army of the dead. after a military vehicle carrying extra-terrestrial crashes into a car outside Nevada’s military area 51. However, then the zombie named “Zeus” attacks the soldiers and infects the people of the city “Las Vegas” city. However, four days before the US government decides to bomb the city, a tycoon named “Bly Tanaka” hires a team to steal 200 million dollars from The Olympus Casino”. Almost every character in the movie died. Only a few people survived and their fate still remains unclear. We will see the rest of the story in the upcoming sequel.
Army of Thieves Release Date
Army of Thieves will release on October 29th, 2021. The first movie was announced in September 2020 and the filming ended in December 2020. In May 2021, it was announced that the movie is in the post-production phase.
The movie takes place soon after the zombie infection outbreak which is Six years before the Army of the dead” story. However, this movie has “fewer zombies” and Deborah Snyder called the movie “a romantic comedy”. She said this about the plot of the upcoming movie in her interview with The Holywood reporter
I don’t know when [the prequel] is coming out either, but we are in post and we are getting pretty close. We have some work to do that will continue into the summer, but what’s interesting about that film is it takes place in our world. The zombie pandemic is happening in America, and it’s causing instability in the banking and financial institutions so they are consolidating some of the money and this team goes together. It’s a heist movie, with very few zombies in it. It’s really a romantic comedy, heist movie, which is super fun.
The movie will follow Ludwig deter and his team as they will take advantage of American banks after the Las Vegas incident.
Matthias Schweighöfer will play the lead character in the movie, Ludwig Deter. Nathalie Emmanuel will play Gwendoline in the movie, her character is the main female character of the movie. Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, Jonathan Cohen, Noémie Nakai, is the rest of the cast members.
The trailer of the movie was released during the SDCC 2021 event. However, in the trailer, we did not see any character from the original Army of the Dead. But, the incident of Las Vegas was mentioned in the movie.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.