Netflix Original Anime Series Coming From Zack Snyder, Jay Oliva

Justice League director Zack Snyder has set his next project with Netflix. For the first time in his career, Snyder will co-create and executive produce an anime television series set in the world of Norse mythology for the streaming giant.

Snyder is now directing, writing, and producing the zombie thriller feature "Army of the Dead" for Netflix, while Oliva is in the midst of production on the Manila-set Netflix anime series "Trese".

Snyder and Oliva will write the series.

As it has gone with many of Zack Snyder's past projects, he will also serve as a producer along with his wife Debroah Snyder, and their partner Wesley Coller, though their company The Stone Quarry (formerly known as Cruel and Unusual Films). "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.

Snyder is now at work on another Netflix project, Army of the Dead, a movie that was conceived of as a sequel to Snyder's Dawn of the Dead reboot from 2004.

Oliva has been a storyboard artist on a number of Snyder's live action films including Justice League, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Man of Steel.

Oliva is now in production on the Manila-set Netflix original anime series Trese.

Some of the other titles in Netflix's growing anime content bank include "Ultraman", "Castlevania", and "The Seven Deadly Sins". The future is only getting brighter, and with more licensed IP, with projects such as Transformers: War for Cybertron, Pacific Rim and Magic: The Gathering all getting new projects.

This new series further builds up Netflix's venture into the anime space, including a whole host of original series announced at the Anime Expo in early July.

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