If you love watching Charlize Theron kick serious ass, then The Old Guard looks like it’s gonna be a treat! Netflix and Skydance released a new trailer for their upcoming action film, which is based on a graphic novel of the same name by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez. There are a number of things about the film that gets me excited. For one, the script is penned by Rucka himself, who of course understands the essence of the comic, considering he created it. Secondly, the film is helmed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, the woman behind Love & Basketball and Beyond the Lights, both of which are really good films.
Third of all, the trailer looks pretty dope. Check it out below:
Official synopsis of The Old Guard:
Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), 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 (KiKi Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Greg Rucka and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (LOVE & BASKETBALL, BEYOND THE LIGHTS), THE OLD GUARD is a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.