The Old Guard trailer: Charlize Theron leads a group of immortal soldiers

Charlize Theron has surely long-cemented her position as the leading female action hero of our time - if not all time (not that there has ever really been a level playing field to offer a fair comparison), with Æon Flux, Hancock, Mad Max Fury Road, Atomic Blonde and Fast & Furious showing just how versatile an actress she is. The Old Guard sees her in another action-led role in an adaptation of Greg Rucka's comic book of the same name. This will be arriving on Netflix in July and you can get a first look at the film with the trailer above.

Led by a warrior named Andy, a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile, the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetise their power by any means necessary.

Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights) directs a cast starring Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Marwan Kenzari, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Chiwetel Ejiofo.

The Old Guard arrives on Netflix from July 10.


The Old Guard (2020)
Dir: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Cast: Charlize Theron, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling, Matthias Schoenaerts | Writers: Greg Rucka (comic book), Greg Rucka (screenplay), Leandro Fernandez (comic book co-creator)

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