Cary Elwes and Corey Stoll have joined the galactic cast of Zack Snyder’s epic sci-fi fantasy, Rebel Moon.
Dutch actor Michiel Huisman and Mexican theoscope Alfonso Herrera are also involved in the Netflix mega-project, which begins production later this month.
Sofia Boutella leads the cast for the film which also has Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou, Doona Bae, Ray Fisher, Rupert Friend and Stuart Martin on the call sheet.
The story goes about a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy threatened by the armies of a tyrannical regent named Belisarius. Desperate, the settlers send a young woman (Butella) with a mysterious past to look for warriors from neighboring planets to help them take their place.
Elgus will play the king of the galactic empire. Details about the other actors were not disclosed.
The production will last until November with a plan to divide the project into two epic features. If all goes well, there could be a lot of spinoffs.
Snyder directs and co-writes the screenplay with him Army of the Dead co-writer Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad, who wrote the epic with his sword and sandal in 2006, 300. Snyder and Johnstad receive history credit.
Snyder also co-produces with his production partner and wife, Deborah Snyder, and Wesley Kohler through the trilogy of The Stone Quarry of the Trinity. Producer is also Eric Newman of Grand Electric. Ori Marmur, vp studio movie on Netflix, is grazing Moon.
Elgus is a veteran actor who has starred in pop culture, The Princess Brideand pointed out the first Saw horror movie. It is entering a renaissance of the genre, while recently joining Unable to send franchise, coming out of a bow last season Stranger Thingsappeared in The Magnificent Lady Maisel and completing a turn against Jason Statham in Guy Ritchie’s last, Fortitude Company.
Stoll is one of the stars of the popular Showtime drama series, billionsand last year he appeared in Steven Spielberg West Side Story as The Sopranos prequel, The Many Saints of Newark.
Huisman starred opposite Kaley Cuoco in the HBO Max surprise, The flight attendant. He has also appeared in many notable horror and fantasy shows that have won him over, The Haunting of Hill House, Orphan Black and Game of Thronesbetween them.
Herrera is a Mexican actress who starred in the series Wachowskis, Sense8and appears in Ozark.
Elwes is represented by APA, LINK Entertainment, The Artists Partnership in the United Kingdom and Ginsburg Daniels. Stoll is represented by UTA, Suskin / Karshan Management and Schreck Rose. Huisman is represented by UTA, Conway van Gelder Grant of the United Kingdom and Peikoff Mahan. Alfonso is played by Gersh, Talent on the Road and Johnson Shapiro.