Army of Thieves: Matthias Schweighöfer on the upcoming prequel

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Military of Thieves: Matthias Schweighöfer on the upcoming prequel

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Of us most likely took a visit to a Las Vegas suffering from zombies this weekend through Zack Snyder’s ARMY OF THE DEAD, a film we’ve written loads about these previous few weeks. Those that’ve been maintaining with the information know that Matthias Schweighöfer, who performs the lovable safecracker Ludwig Dieter, has already each directed and starred in a prequel, Military of Thieves, which ought to hit Netflix within the close to future. 

We caught up with Schweighöfer just lately, with him giving us just a few particulars on the prequel, during which he stars with Recreation of Thrones vet Nathalie Emmanuel. Whereas additionally set in zombie-ridden Las Vegas, it’s not a zombie film. Effectively, not likely. As per Schweighöfer, “it’s not a zombie film. However perhaps we’ll see just a few zombies there too, I dunno. It’s an enormous heist film. It’s a narrative about why Ludwig Dieter is Ludwig Dieter and a safecracker from one other planet. It will likely be very entertaining and humorous and hopefully, we’ll see it quickly.”

He additionally confirmed that “it’s a prequel – 100%”, and gave some background on how the movie took place. “Final 12 months, in January or February, they referred to as me and stated, Matthias, there will likely be a script referred to as Military of Thieves. Do you wish to direct the movie? And I stated (sarcastically) NO, why, there’s no cause to do this!  No, I used to be screaming like Dieter, OH MY GOD! And we’re enhancing, we’re very near ending the film.”

Schweighöfer, who’s an completed director in Germany (he starred in and directed the hit Amazon sequence You Are Wished) was all the time a giant Snyder fan. “I noticed each film. Once I prep my motion pictures in Germany, I all the time attempt to train my folks, when we’ve a second unit, watch Man of Metal. Look what they did, it’s wonderful. The main points, the environment, the patina. Earlier than the movie, he was such part of my life, and now he’s a buddy. I can name him on daily basis and he’s like, what’s up brother – how can I enable you to?

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