Zack Snyder Sinks His New FranchiseThe Dark Herald
Zack Snyder’s upcoming Rebel Moon is supposed to be a new franchise that will challenge Star Wars.
Admittedly, this is pretty much like challenging the Walking Dead to a ballroom dance competition at this point, but it was nice to know somebody at least wanted to be number one.
Now the truth is, I had serious doubts about Rebel Moon from the start because it IS from Zack Snyder. While he is a decent director, he is a very weak storyteller. Which is a problem because he wants the prestige of being a writer/director and he can only do one of those.
That said, I was willing to give it a chance.
And then Snyder announced his handpicked writer for the comic book prequel of Rebel Moon.
No point in burying the lead. It’s Mags Vissagio.
No, I’m not joking.
The only reason on Earth to hire this… thing… is to deflect criticism before it can arrive. It also strongly indicates that somebody at Netflix doesn’t think this thing can get by on its own merit and will need all the protection it can get.