'Army of Thieves': 5 things to know about Netflix comedy thriller

A heist, a group of misfits, and an unstable economy. What could go wrong? Anything and everything

                            'Army of Thieves': 5 things to know about Netflix comedy thriller
Army of Thieves official poster (Netflix)

Fans of ' Army of the Dead' can rejoice as Netflix is soon to drop its prequel! ' Army of Thieves will follow the story of before the full-blown zombie outbreak in Las Vegas and we will see familiar faces return once again.

Zack Snyder fans will be thrilled to know that the talented director has written the story for 'Army of Thieves' as well. The Netflix film will be set six years before the events of 'Army of the Dead', during the beginning stages of the zombie outbreak. We will see master safecracker Ludwig Dieter is in his early days of safecracking when he is hired by a mysterious woman to pull off a heist with the help of a misfit crew of aspiring thieves. The upcoming film is promising to be a funny and fun watch filled with excitement. Here's everything you need to know about the Netflix comedy- thriller.


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When does 'Army of Thieves' release and where to watch it? 

'Army of Thieves' is set to release on October 29th, 2021. You can watch the thriller exclusively on Netflix.

What is 'Army of Thieves' about? 

According to the official Netflix synopsis, '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.'

Who stars in the Netflix comedy thriller?

Matthias Schweighöfer 

Matthias Schweighöfer is a German actor, voice actor, film director, and producer. Born into a family of actors in Anklam, Western Pomerania, Schweighöfer attended Berlin's renowned acting school Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts, but dropped out after one year. His first role in a feature film was Raus aus der Haut and he has since gone on to act and direct other movies as well. He starred as Ludwig Dieter in Zack Snyder's  Army of the Dead, and will reprise his role in 'Army of Thieves'.


Matthias Schweighöfer ( Instagram)


 The cast also includes Nathalie Emmanuel (Hollyoaks, Game of Thrones), Guz Khan (Man Like Mobeen,Turn Up Charlie), Ruby O Fee (Polar, Kartenhaus), Stuart Martin (Babylon, Jamestown), Jonathan Cohen (Family Business, Enormous), Peter Simonischek (Crescendo, The Interpreter), Noemie Nakai (Tokyo Vice), and John Bubniak (Storm)

Who are the showrunners? 

'Army of Thieves' will be directed by Matthias Schweighöfer, produced by Deborah Snyder and Zack Snyder, Wesley Coller, Schweighöfer and Dan Maag, with a screenplay by Shay Hatten, from an original story co-written by Snyder and Hatten.


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