Zack Snyder’s Twilight of the Gods Gets Release Date and First Trailer


Summary

  • Zack Snyder’s new animated project,
    Twilight of the Gods
    , premieres on Netflix on September 19, 2024, featuring Norse mythology and intense action.
  • The series follows two lovers, Sigrid and Leif, as they challenge gods and demons in a quest for vengeance across fantastical lands.
  • Snyder was inspired by Norse mythology for the show, with a talented voice cast led by Sylvia Hoeks, showcasing beautiful animation by Stone Quarry Animation.



Twilight of the Gods, the next project from Rebel Moon creator Zack Snyder, will be hitting Netflix sooner than fans were expecting as new details are announced. Inspired by Norse mythology, Twilight of the Gods is Snyder’s first foray into animation and follows two lovers who challenge the gods themselves.


The first trailer for Twilight of the Gods has just dropped and showcases the key characters and the beautiful animation. Along with teasing the brutal, animated violence in the series, the new trailer also comes with a release date. Twilight of the Gods will begin on Netflix on September 19, 2024. The official synopsis reads:

“In a mythical world of great battles, great deeds and great despair, Leif, a mortal King, is saved on the battlefield by Sigrid, an iron-willed warrior with whom he falls in love. On their wedding night, Sigrid and Leif survive a wrath of terror from Thor, which sets them – and a crew of crusaders – on an against all odds and merciless mission for vengeance. This heroic story of love, loss and revenge, is a journey to Hell and beyond… across fantastical lands, battlefields fierce and bloody, and wars waged against Gods and demons.”


Twilight of the Gods features an impressive voice cast, with Sylvia Hoeks leading the series as Sigrid. Joining her on this animated adventure to slaughter gods is Stuart Martin (Leif), Rahul Kohli (Egill), Paterson Joseph (Loki), Jamie Clayton (Seid-Kona), Pilou Asbæk (Thor), Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (Hervor), Kristofer Hivju (Andvari), Thea Sofie Loch Næss (Thyra), John Noble (Odin), and Peter Stormare (Ulfr). The complete cast is yet to be revealed.


Twilight of the Gods is “a Story of Love and Revenge”

Some clips from Twilight of the Gods have already been screened to audiences at the Netflix: Animation Press Preview (via The Wrap). Following the presentation, Zack and Deborah Snyder took to the stage to discuss their inspiration for the show and praise the beautiful animation by Stone Quarry Animation. Zack Snyder said:


“I’ve always been obsessed with Norse mythology. The idea to be able to dig into this rich tapestry of heroes and gods was an incredible opportunity. It’s a story of love and revenge and takes us across this massive and beautiful landscape in pursuit of … well, you’ll see.”

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Some fans are surprised to see Snyder move into the world of animation. While his films have always been hyper-stylized, the director is known for his live-action work. But Snyder revealed that animation was always the plan for the series, saying “I felt like animation was the greatest way to tell the story.” Deborah Snyder, an executive producer on the series and wife to Zack Snyder, followed up the director’s statement by heaping praise on Stone Quarry Animation’s work. She said:


“It’s been over four years in the making, developing these scripts and then having an in-house team of about 48 artists who developed all the characters and the worlds.In animation, nothing is for free. Every prop and everything, as you know, has to be created. And we were so lucky to be able to work with this group of very global artists.”

Twilight of the Gods
premieres exclusively on Netflix on September 19, 2024.



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