Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon: Rupert Friend and Stuart Martin join the star cast

Rupert Friend in Rebel Moon

Snyder’s new space odyssey, Rebel Moon, has seemingly picked up pace taking into account the frequent cast announcements. As per the recent announcement, Rupert Friend and Stuart Martin recently joined the star-studded cast, however, little details regarding their roles have surfaced. Snyder is producing the film along with his wife, Deborah Snyder, and Wesley Coller. He has co-written the odyssey with Shay Hatten and Kurt Johnstad, with whom he has worked on Army of the Dead and 300. 

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Friend has been casted as the lead villain of the upcoming story, the name of whom is unknown yet. However, what’s known is that he’ll be leading Belisarius’s forces and will surely have a one on one with Boutella. Friend was last seen in the film Last Looks. He will be a part of the Netflix series Anatomy of a Scandal and will be starring in Obi Wan Kenobi as well which is a Disney+ series. 

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On the other hand, there are no details regarding the role Martin is going to play. He’s been a part of multiple projects like BabylonJamestown, and Medici: Masters of Florence. Currently, he is working on Miss Scarlet and The Duke alongside Kate Phillips as the main lead.

Before Friend and Martin, Charlie Hunnam, Djimon Hounsou, Ray Fisher, Doona Bae, Sofia Boutella, Jena Malone, Staz Nair, and Sky Yang too joined the cast for the anticipated series. Even though, no details of their roles have been shared. 

Rebel Moon Plot

The story revolves around a small, peace preferring colony which thrives somewhere at the edge of the galaxy. However things started going south for them when a cruel and power hungry regent named Belisarius stepped up. Along with his army, he wrecked havoc in the world and no one was spared from his tyranny. When pushed to the edge, the people decided to send someone out of the planet to nearby worlds in order to get help and ways to fight back. 

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Sofia Boutella will be playing the lead who will go out in the universe to gather support for her people and will face Belisarius’s army. 

Rebel Moon Concept Art

Snyder has taken to Vero to release the concept art for his upcoming project. The picture highlights a group of people, who look more like some kind of aliens, walking towards the camera along with weapons. The highlight of the picture is the red light coming from the entities’ body structures. 

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Rebel Moon Release Date

There has been no announcement regarding the release date of the project yet. In the meantime, one can watch 300 or Army of the Dead to understand Snyder’s way of storytelling.