Army of Thieves on Netflix: Release date, cast and trailer

Netflix has revealed the trailer for the upcoming American-German heist romantic comedy film ‘Army of Thieves,’ which will act as the prequel to the events of the ‘Army of the Dead’.

Release date

The heist film, ‘Army of Thieves’ is set to release globally on October 29, 2021.

Cast and creators

The film comes with a plethora of exciting cast members:

  • Matthias Schweighöfer
  • Nathalie Emmanuel
  • Guz Khan
  • Ruby O. Fee
  • Stuart Martin
  • Jonathan Cohen
  • Noemie Nakai
  • Peter Simonischek
  • John Bubniak

Director: Matthias Schweighöfer

Producers: Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Wesley Coller, Matthias Schweighöfer, and Dan Maag

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According to the official description:

“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.”


The official footage for ‘Army of Thieves’ showcases Ludwig Dieter in his early days of safecracking six years before the events of ‘Army of the Dead’, during the early phases of the zombie pandemic. He is hired by an enigmatic woman to pull off a theft with the help of a motley team of budding thieves.

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