The fan-favorite safecracker from Army of the Dead is back, and this time we’ll learn about his backstory.
Yes, one of Zack Snyder’s zombie-heist film stars, Matthias Schweighöfer, is returning with a new prequel to the Netflix movie. Army of Thieves, which Schweighöfer also directs, will follow Dieter as he goes from a normal bank-teller to being a part of some of the most memorable heists. Zack Snyder will serve as producer of the film.
In this prequel to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead, small-town bank teller Dieter 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.
Army of Thieves is directed by Matthias Schweighöfer, with a script from Shay Hatten and a story by Hatten & Zack Snyder. The film stars Matthias Schweighöfer, Nathalie Emmanuel, Ruby O. Fee, Stuart Martin, Guz Khan, Jonathan Cohen, Noémie Nakai.
Army of Thieves is set for release on Netflix in Fall 2021.