The former director of DC’s universe, a stylized version of himself, is the new director for Netflix’s new anime series inspired by Norse Mythology.
Zack Synder’s next Netflix project will be an animated series based on Norse Mythology called Twilight Of The Gods. Snyder will direct two episodes and co-create the anime. According to Deadline Snyder will be working on the show with the company Xilam Animation. Xilam Animation is responsible for such projects as Oggy and the Cockroaches, Zig & Sharko, and Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life for Disney+, all of which they’ve created and produced.
Marc du Pontavice, founder and CEO of Xilam Animation, has expressed his excitement with the upcoming collaboration, “We’re so proud to be working with the team at Stone Quarry, including iconic creator and director Zack Snyder. We’re also grateful to Netflix for allowing us to bring Zack Snyder’s vision to life. We will be using state-of-the-art 2D animation in the series. This will include spectacular battles, special effects and the distinctive style which has characterized Zack’s work over his illustrious professional career. This project also marks a significant step forward in our ambitions to bring our expertise into the world of adult action series for global audiences.”
The cast for the series was revealed back in 2021 during Netflix’s Geeked Week. The cast includes John Noble (Fringe) as the voice of Odin, Pilou Asbaek (Game of Thrones) as Thor, Paterson Joseph (Timeless) as Loki, Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead) as Inge, Sylvia Hoeks (Blade Runner 2049) as Sigrid, Stuart Martin (Dampyre) as Leif, Rahul Kohli (The Haunting of Bly Manor) as Egill, Jamie Clayton (Sense8) as Seid-Kona, Kristopher Hivju (Game of Thrones) as Andvari, Peter Stormare (The Big Lebowski) as Ulfer, Jamie Chung (Big Hero 6) as Hel, and Corey Stoll (Ant-Man) as Hrafnkel.
Snyder created the series alongside Jay Olivia, who will also be directing, and Eric Carrasco. Executive produced by Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder. Wesley Coller is also involved. The Stone Quarry, the production company of Zack and Deborah Snyder, will produce the show. Carrasco is not only a co-creator but also a producer. Oliva has directed several DC animated features including Justice League Dark and Batman : Bad Blood as well as Justice League : The Flashpoint Paradox. This will be one of the many anime projects Snyder is developing for Netflix which will include an adaptation of his recent zombie film, Army of the Dead
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