In addition to Army of the Dead, Zack Snyder is teaming with Netflix and his Batman vs Superman storyboard artist, Jay Oliva, for a Norse mythology anime series.
Snyder and Oliva are creating the series with both also serving as executive producers, with Oliva also serving as showrunner and director.
Zack Snyder and Jay Oliva creating Netflix Norse mythology anime series
Oliva and Snyder have had a longstanding creative partnership, spanning over a dozen live-action feature films, also including Justice League, 300: Rise of an Empire, and Man of Steel.
In addition, Jay Olvia is known for a plethora of DC animated films including the recent Justice League Dark, Batman: Bad Blood, Justice League: War, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 and part 2.
Deborah Snyder and Wesley Coller will produce the series alongside Snyder through Stone Quarry Animation, their production company’s newest venture with Oliva.
“Zack Snyder’s innovation in visual storytelling has pushed the industry forward and established him as one of the most distinctive filmmakers of his generation. We are beyond excited to partner with him and his exceptional team to bring the iconic characters and stories of Norse mythology to life in his inimitable style,” said John Derderian, head of Anime programming for Netflix.