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Charlize Theron says Old Guard sequel script is complete
The gang are coming back for round two.Speaking with Variety, the star announced that the script is completed for the upcoming follow-up film and that filming will start at the beginning of next year.
Charlize Theron will be starring in a new female-fronted action movie for Netflix titled The Old Guard.
Based on the comic book series by Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández, The Old Guard focuses on a small group of immortal soldiers who have been working as mercenaries for centuries.
But the group, led by a woman named Andy, get a shock when they find a new immortal woman, not long after they discover an evil group have video evidence of their immortality.
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Theron will be joined by KiKi Layne, who is best known for starring in 2018 drama If Beale Street Could Talk.
Writing and directing will be Gina Prince-Bythewood, best known for The Secret Life of Bees and Beyond the Lights.
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Theron will produce the film through her company Denver and Delilah, alongside Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger.
Prince-Bythewood was previously linked to the female-led Spider-Man spin-off Silver and Black.
The Spider-Man film was initially given a release date of February 8, 2019 in the US, but last year it was reported that'indefinitely'.
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Prince-Bythewood, who was writing the script as well as directing, responded to the rumour on Twitter, saying: "Still working on the script. All about the script."
Meanwhile, Charlize will next be seen inand as Fox News host Megyn Kelly in .
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