Zack Snyder’s Netflix Series ‘Twilight of the Gods’ Gets New First Looks Ahead of September 2024 Release

The new animated series will debut on Netflix in Fall 2024 and is still set to be showcased at Annecy Festival.

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Twilight Of The Gods Everything We Know

Sylvia Hoeks as Sigrid in Twilight of the Gods. Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2024

First announced in July 2019, it’s taken years to learn any new details on Zack Sanyder’s latest animated project, Twilight of the Gods. However, now, five years later, the release is edging closer, with the series confirmed to debut in Fall 2024. Below is an updated rundown of everything known about the new series including some brand new first looks.

Let’s begin with who’s involved. Over the last few years, Zack Snyder has been working with Netflix via his Stone Quarry banner on numerous projects, headlined by Rebel Moon and Army of the Dead. Snyder is on board as a creator and executive producer and has also directed episodes 1 and 8.

Jay Olivia and Eric Carrasco are serving as co-creators on the project. Olivia previously worked on Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, while Carrasco is known for projects like Supergirl and Foundation.

Deborah Snyder and Wesley Coller also serve as executive producers. Olivia (episodes 2 and 7), Tim Divar/Andrew Tamadl (episodes 3 and 5), and Dave Hartman/Andrew Tamadl (episodes 4 and 6) also direct in the series.

On April 24th, the first look reveal came for the new series:

Twilight Of The Gods First Look

Picture: Netflix

When will Twilight of the Gods release on Netflix?

All eight Twilight of the Gods episodes will land on Netflix in the Fall of 2024, but it’s reported that the series will be coming on September 19th, 2024.

Netflix confirmed its slate of titles to be showcased at the Annecy Festival in June 2024, which revealed Twilight of the Gods was amongst the titles to feature, plus the Fall 2024 release window. Snyder will attend the festival alongside Deborah Snyder and Xilam animation director Slimane Aniss and will unveil new clips from the adult animated series.

The September release window comes via Sherry Gunther Shugerman on LinkedIn, who posted on April 25th that post-production had been completed on the series, saying:

“Yesterday we completed post production of the Twilight of the Gods animated series at our final sound mix at Bang Zoom. I am so proud of this series that I’ve been producing with Zack Snyder and team for Netflix and I can’t wait for the launch in September!”

Team Behind Twilight Of The Gods Netflix

Picture: Sherry Gunther Shugerman / LinkedIn

Who are the cast members of Twilight of the Gods?

Twilight Of The Gods Cast Reveal

Cast grid for Twilight of the Gods on Netflix

Netflix announced the incredibly exciting cast of Twilight of the Gods during the anime event for Netflix Geeked Week in June 2021.

  • Sylvia Hoeks (Blade Runner 2049, The Girl in the Spider’s Web) as SIGRID
  • Stuart Martin (Jamestown, Babylon) as LEIF
  • Pilou Asbæk (Game of Thrones, Ghost in the Shell) as THOR
  • John Noble (Fringe, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) as ODIN
  • Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, The Leftovers) as LOKI
  • Rahul Kohli (iZombie, The Haunting of Bly Manor) as EGILL
  • Jamie Clayton (Sense8, The L Word: Generation Q) as THE SEID-KONA
  • Kristopher Hivju (Game of Thrones, The Witcher) as ANDVARI
  • Peter Stormare (Fargo, Prison Break) as ULFR
  • Jamie Chung (The Hangover Part II, Once Upon a Time) as HEL
  • Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) as INGE
  • Corey Stoll (House of Cards, Ant-Man) as HRAFNKEL

What is the plot of Twilight of the Gods?

The early plot details didn’t give much away, with Netflix only telling us that the anime would be Snyder’s vision and take on Norse mythology. In Netflix’s preview for Annecy, they state that it’s a “daring and spectacular vision.”

In an interview with Collider in late 2023, Snyder fleshed out the plot, saying:

“There’s a king and his queen in a small Viking village, and they want to get married. An event happens to them at their wedding that causes Sigrid, who is the bride to be, who is the child of giants, to go on a crazy mission of revenge. She enlists a cast of characters – a seer, a dwarf – and they come together to form a band that has this one mission to find a god and fight him. It’s a mission, it’s a revenge story.”

Wet got more first looks at the new series ahead of a full reveal at Annecy Film Festival in mid-June 2024 as part of the Next on Netflix Animation lineup:

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Sylvia Hoeks as Sigrid and Paterson Joseph as Loki in Twilight of the Gods. Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2024

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Sylvia Hoeks as Sigrid and Stuart Martin as Leif in Twilight of the Gods. Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2024

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Sylvia Hoeks as Sigrid and Stuart Martin as Leif in Twilight of the Gods. Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2024

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John Noble as Odin in Twilight of the Gods Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2024

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Pilou Asbæk as Thor in Twilight of the Gods Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2024

What animation studio is working on Twilight of the Gods?

Stone Quarry Animation, a new venture of Snyder’s and Wesley Coller’s production company, The Stone Quarry, is working on the series with Xilam Animation, a Parisian production company behind the likes of Oggy and the Cockroaches drafted in to assist with animation back in 2023.

What age rating will Twilight of the Gods have?

We can confirm the series will carry a TV-MA rating with notices for language, nudity, sex and smoking.

Are you looking forward to the release of Twilight of the Gods on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

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