Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) also signs for this sequel.
Scoring 186 million views in its first month on air, The Old Guard is one of Netflix’s big hits. After this crazy audience success, recorded during the summer of 2020, the sequel to this action film featuring immortal assassins was quickly announced. But its main actress, Charlize Theronwho herself shared his desire to returnhas a busy schedule: she has since filmed in Fast & Furious 9 and 10 (whose shooting is currently underway) for Universal, has signed for The School of Good and Evil with Netflix and has made cameos in Doctor Strange 2 for Disney/Marvel and in The Boys for Amazon Prime Video.
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This week, the platform announces the hiring of two new actors concerning The Old Guard 2, which suggests that the project should finally be officially launched in the coming months. First of all, Uma Thurmanthe heroine of Kill Bill whose daughter Maya Hawke is a hit on the same streaming service thanks to Stranger Thingsbut also Henry Goldingwhich participated in a nice American success recently, Crazy Rich Asians. Charlize Theron is therefore back for this sequel, as are Veronica Ngo, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Kiki Layne, Luca Marinelli and Chiwetel Ejiofor, all present in the first opus. This new adventure will be directed by Victoria Mahoney (Lovecraft Country), who will replace Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball).
The Old Guard: Charlize Theron, the Immortal [Critique]