Netflix hires Zack Snyder & Jay Oliva for a Norse mythology anime series

Zack Snyder and Jay Oliva are working on a brand new original anime series for Netflix

Netflix has a brand new anime series on the way from creative team Zack Snyder and Jay Oliva, the streaming service has revealed.

The series is inspired by the tales of Norse mythology, and will see Oliva serve as series writer and showrunner, as well as an executive producer alongside Snyder.

Netflix’s Head of Anime John Derderian said: “Zack Snyder’s innovation in visual storytelling has pushed the industry forward and established him as one of the most distinctive filmmakers of his generation. We are beyond excited to partner with him and his exceptional team to bring the iconic characters and stories of Norse mythology to life in his inimitable style.”

Snyder is famous for helming a number of big screen comic book adaptations, including 300Watchmen and Justice League, and is currently working on zombie heist movie Army Of The Dead for Netflix.

Oliva has his roots in storyboard art, and has worked on a number of other features with Snyder. Some of his recent credits include Spider-Man: HomecomingWonder Woman and Thor: Ragnarok. He is currently working on another Netflix original anime series titled Trese.

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