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Uma Thurman and Henry Golding join “The Old Guard 2”, the sequel with Charlize Theron

Uma Thurman and Henry Golding join “The Old Guard 2”, the sequel with Charlize Theron
The sequel to the Netflix film adds two new faces to its cast.  (REUTERS)
The sequel to the Netflix film adds two new faces to its cast. (REUTERS)

The second part of The old guard (The Old Guard) enlarges its cast with the new signings of umma thurmanthe iconic star of Kill BillY Henry Goldingknown for his role in crazy millionaires. It is the continuation of the successful superhero film that was based on the homonymous comic created by the writer Greg Rucka and the illustrator Leandro Fernández. The actress Charlize Theron stars in the story as Andy, the steadfast leader of a group of immortal mercenaries.

In 2020, the original tape was released on Netflix and, thanks to the positive reception it garnered, the platform greenlit a sequel. On the journey of these superheroes struggling to remain anonymous, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli Y Chiwetel Ejiofor They will resume their roles within the team. For now, it is unknown if the newly added stars will be new members of the lineup or will be on the other side as antagonists.

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Charlize Theron starred in the first installment in the role of Andy.  (Netflix)
Charlize Theron starred in the first installment in the role of Andy. (Netflix)

Thurman is widely known in Hollywood –and with a lot of experience in the action genre– for her work in Quentin Tarantino’s films (the two installments of Kill Bill Y pulp fiction). In recent years, the artist and former model had a secondary role in the series Chamberscanceled by the “N” giant after the first season, and also joined the cast of suspensionan Apple TV+ original title.

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For his part, Golding is a British presenter of Malay descent who achieved fame by hosting the program the TravelShow, broadcast by the BBC. His best known role is as Nick Young in crazy millionairesa romantic comedy based on the book crazy, rich and asian, written by Kevin Kwan. His filmography also includes other titles such as A small favor, Last Christmas, and soon, he will be seen in the leading role of Snake Eyes.

KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli and Chiwetel Ejiofor also joined the original cast.  (Netflix)
KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli and Chiwetel Ejiofor also joined the original cast. (Netflix)

The old guardthe adventure of ancient heroes returns

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Within the history of Netflix, the release of the film with Charlize Theron set a record 186 million hours viewed in its first 28 days of release, a figure that made it a success at the time. For the sequel, Gina Prince-Bythewood will be replaced by Victoria Mahoney (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Y Lovecraft Country) is directing, and the screenplay will once again be penned by graphic novel co-creator Greg Rucka.

the old guard 2 will be a new production that arrives as a product of the agreement between the service streaming and Skydance, a film company that was also behind the adam project Y squad 6. Producers include Theron herself, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger of Skydance; Beth Kono and AJ Dix of Denver and Delilah; Marc Evans; and Prince-Bythewood. For his part, Rucka also appears as an executive producer. Filming has not yet started and the release date has not been confirmed as of yet.

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