With the surprise release of “The Cloverfield Paradox” on Netflix, there has been talk about what will happen with the upcoming “Overlord”. There were rumours (while unsubstantiated) that Netflix could look into picking up the film, we have learnt today that according to TheWrap Paramount are sticking with their initial plan to release the film in theatres this October. The film is directed by Julius Avery (Son Of A Gun) and was penned by Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) and Mark L. Smith (The Revenant) and will star Wyatt Russell (22 Jump Street), Pilou Asbæk (Ben-Hur), Bokeem Woodbine (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Iain De Caestecker (Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.).
Overlord is set to tell the story of two Allied soldiers who are shot down behind enemy lines on the eve of D-Day who encounter supernatural forces.