Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon is getting a parody poster featuring his ‘real’ Star Wars name


  • rebel moonoriginally than thought war of stars The film has drawn comparisons to George Lucas’ creation due to its spatial context and political subject matter.
  • The parody poster of the Netflix film entitled “sexy star wars,underscores the trend of building huge franchises based on space adventures.
  • rebel moon has similarities with dune And The Chronicles of Riddick in terms of his political background, epic space battles and rebels fighting oppressive governments.

rebel moon was originally intended as war of stars A film that explores alternate histories from a galaxy far, far away, but it’s become so much more. However, comparisons between Zack Snyder’s upcoming film and George Lucas’ creation are commonplace, especially on social media.

But the same rebel moon could be next war of starsthe Lucasfilm franchise was once the new dune, and of course there have been dozens of other attempts to build huge franchises based on space adventures. That’s it Instagram artist The Weekly Planet points this out in a parody poster for the Netflix film, changing its title to Sexy Star Wars and including a slogan that reads “What if Star Wars was but Star Wars Dune but also Chronicles of Riddick?

In a recent interview that took place during filming of the film, Ed described Skrein rebel moon as ““Star Wars with sex, violence and swearing” because the plot shares many similarities with the Lucasfilm series, not only because of the spatial setting, but also in many respects that become clear after the first trailer.

war of stars revolves around the war between the rebels trying to restore the High Republic against the Sith-founded Empire. rebel moon tells the story of a small space colony whose people are fed up with being oppressed by the current tyrannical government and decide to reunite allies from across the galaxy to claim their freedom.

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Is Rebel Moon also a riff on Dune and The Chronicles of Riddick?

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In the case of dune is pretty easy to answer as the saga written by Frank Herbert was one of the main inspirations for George Lucas when he was creating war of stars. dune also has a strong political background, and the story also revolves around a huge war between some of the most powerful people in the universe, their armies, and those who are just trying to be free and live how they want without obeying repressive governments.

The Chronicles of Riddick includes some epic space battles, of course, and also revolves around a conqueror who wants the rest of the universe to respond to his commands. The story takes place in a universe where a race called the Necromongers travels through space finding planets to conquer the people who live on them and transform them into their own kind. Tired of living in this reality, a group of rebels go in search of a notorious fugitive named Riddick, whom they need to defeat the Necromancers.

Snyder also noted himself that Akira Kurosawa Seven samurai was a major inspiration for his new franchise. rebel moon launches on Netflix on December 22nd, while the sequel is scheduled for release on April 19th, 2024. The director has several plans for this project, including video games and possible spin-offs.

Lindsay Lowe

Lindsay Lowe is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Lindsay Lowe joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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