Zack Snyder’s film “Rebel Moon” stars Cary Elwes, Corey Stoll – The Hollywood Reporter

Cary Elwes and Corey Stoll have joined the galaxy cast of Zack Snyder’s SF epic fantasy, Rebel Moon.

Dutch actor Michiel Huisman and Mexican actor Alfonso Herrera are also on board the Netflix mega-project, which begins production later this month.

Sofia Boutella directs the cast for Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, Rupert Friend and Stuart Martin.

The story is about a peaceful colony at the edge of the galaxy, which is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical regent named Belisarius. Desperate, the settlers send a young woman (Boutella) with a mysterious past to look for warriors on neighboring planets to help them take a stand.

Elwes will play the role of the king of the galactic empire. Details for the other actors were not disclosed.

Michiel Huisman and Alfonso Herrera
Courtesy of Marc de Groot, Manuel Zuniga

Production will last until November, with a plan to split the project into two epic features. If all goes well, there could be a series of spinoffs.

Snyder is the director and co-writer of the screenplay Army of the Dead co-writers Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad, who wrote their 2006 sword and sandals epic, 300. Snyder and Johnstad receive a credit report.

Snyder also co-produces with his production partner and wife, Deborah Snyder, and Wesley Coller, through the production banner of The Stone Quarry trio. Eric Newman of Grand Electric also produces. Ori Marmur, vp movie studio on Netflix, is a pastor Month.

Elwes is a veteran actor who played in the test stone of pop culture, Princess brideand put the first one Saw horror movie. He enters a kind of rebirth, recently joining Mission impossible the franchise, which comes out of a bow in the previous season of Strange thingsappeared in Wonderful Mrs. Maisel and ending a turn in front of Jason Statham in Guy Ritchie’s latest film, Operation Fortitude.

Stoll is one of the stars of the popular drama series Showtime, Billionsand last year she appeared in Steven Spielberg’s film Western story as well as sopranos prequel, Many saints in Newark.

Huisman starred opposite Kaley Cuoco in the HBO Max surprise hit, Flight attendant. He has also appeared in several notable horror and fantasy shows that have won him a number of followers. Hill House Haunting, Orphan Black and Game of Thronesamong them.

Herrera is a Mexican actor who starred in Wachowski’s series, Sense8and appears on Ozark.

Elwes is represented by APA, LINK Entertainment, The Artists Partnership UK and Ginsburg Daniels. Stoll is represented by UTA, Suskin / Karshan Management and Schreck Rose. Huisman is represented by UTA, the British Conway van Gelder Grant and Peikoff Mahan. Alfonso is represented by Gersh, Talent on the Road and Johnson Shapiro.