Netflix has debuted an explosive new trailer for Zack Snyder‘s “Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire,” set for a limited one-week theatrical release on Dec. 15 and a wide streaming release on Netflix on Dec. 22.
Snyder’s epic space adventure film stars Sofia Boutella, Ed Skrein, Cleopatra Coleman and Cary Elwes. The story centers on a young woman living on the outskirts of a galaxy who must find a group of warriors to save the galaxy from an invasion from a tyrant. Snyder revealed to Total Film that “Rebel Moon” takes place in the same universe as another Netflix film of his, “Army of the Dead,” though one is set in outer space and the other in apocalyptic Las Vegas.
“’Army of the Dead’ has a pretty vast mythology that never made it into the movie,” he. “There’s actually a character from ‘Rebel Moon’ in the ‘Army of the Dead’ animated series that we never did.”
Snyder originally wrote a 172-page script for “Rebel Moon,” which he figured would translate into a three-hour plus movie. Netflix and Snyder agreed to cut the film into two parts as a result. Snyder has also shared that each part of “Rebel Moon” will have a director’s cut available, intended for adults only.
“I think for fans of mine and people who are ready to take a deeper, harder dive, that’ll be fun for them,” Snyder.
Before it hits Netflix, “Rebel Moon” will play in theaters at locations in the following cities: Los Angeles (Egyptian Theatre), New York City (Paris Theater), Toronto (TIFF Bell Lightbox) and London (Prince Charles Cinema). Netflix owns the Paris Theater and the Egyptian Theatre.
Watch the trailer for the first “Rebel Moon” movie below.