Zack Snyder explains why Rebel Moon was split into two movies

Zack Snyder’s Space Opera, rebel moon, bows to Netflix in late 2023. Snyder wanted his 172-page Rebel Moon script to be a single film, which worried Netflix chairman Scott Stuber, who wanted the film to be under two hours. After speaking with Stuber, Snyder offered to split the footage into two films.

Zack Snyder’s Space Opera, rebel moon, bows to Netflix in late 2023. Snyder wanted his 172-page Rebel Moon script to be a single film, which worried Netflix chairman Scott Stuber, who wanted the film to be under two hours. After speaking with Stuber, Snyder offered to split the footage into two films.

“Zack said, ‘If you ask me to do this for less than two hours, I’ll lose the entire character. You won’t care about those people,” explained Deborah Snyder, Zack’s wife and producing partner Vanity Fair. It’s a character story about how people can change, about redemption and what are you willing to fight for…’ So he said, ‘What if I gave you two movies?'”

Snyder even shared that there will be “more explicit, harder cuts” between the two films. Snyder said everyone can enjoy and watch the first version of Rebel Moon. However, the second cuts will be fun for Snyder’s dedicated fan base, who want to take a “deeper, harder look” at the material.

Who is involved in Rebel Moon?

Sofia Boutella plays Kora, a young woman who aims to rally warriors across the galaxy to overthrow an oppressive government. The large ensemble cast includes Djimon Hounsou, Charlie Hunnam, Michiel Huisman, Ed Skrein, Staz Nair, Ray Fisher, Doona Bae, Jena Malone, Corey Stoll, Stuart Martin, Cary Elwes and Anthony Hopkins.

The official synopsis reads: “When a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy is threatened by the armies of the tyrannical regent Balisarius, they send a young woman with a mysterious past named Kora to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to join them in the conquest help.” a stand.”

Snyder directed Rebel Moon from a screenplay he co-wrote with Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad. Zack and Deborah Snyder will produce alongside Wesley Coller and Eric Newman. Rebel Moon is slated for release on Netflix on December 22, 2023. The film will receive a limited theatrical release beforehand.

Rebel Moon Part 2’s release date isn’t known, but Snyder said it “won’t be long” before the first films hit Netflix.