‘Army of Thieves’ First Trailer: ‘Army of the Dead’ Prequel Sets the Stage for Zack Snyder’s Zombie Hit

Netflix’s zombie smash hit “Army of the Dead” has a prequel coming this fall from the original film’s star, Matthias Schweighöfer.

He’s the director and star of “Army of Thieves,” the set-up film to Zack Snyder’s wildly popular zombie movie.

Schweighöfer plays small-town bank teller Dieter, who gets drawn into the adventure of a lifetime when a mysterious woman recruits him to join a crew of Interpol’s most wanted criminals attempting to heist a sequence of legendary, impossible-to-crack safes across Europe.

Watch the first trailer below.The screenplay comes from Shay Hatten, who co-wrote “Army of the Dead” with Joby Harold.

The cast of “Army of Thieves” includes Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O.

Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, and Jonathan Cohen.

Producers are Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller, Dan Maag, and Schweighöfer, from a story developed by Snyder and Hatten.Deborah Snyder previously teased “Army of Thieves

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