"Zack Snyder's innovation in visual storytelling has advanced the industry and established him as one of the most distinctive filmmakers of his generation," said John Derderian, director of cartoon film programming. at Netflix. "We are more than happy to partner with him and his exceptional team to bring to life the iconic characters and stories of Norse mythology in its inimitable style."
In addition to the new series, Snyder and Oliva are currently working on separate projects for Netflix. Snyder writes, directs, and produces a zombie thriller for the streaming service, called Army of the Dead, while Oliva directs and produces Trese, an animated series based on the Filipino comic of the same name.
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