‘Forever is harder than it looks’
The Old Guard is a 2020 fantasy action feature film about a covert team of immortal mercenaries who are suddenly exposed; now they must now fight to keep their identity a secret just as an unexpected new member is discovered.
Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights) from a screenplay written by Greg Rucka, based on the five-part graphic novel co-written with Leandro Fernandez, the movie stars Charlize Theron, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling and Matthias Schoenaerts.
Forever is harder than it looks. 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.
However, 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…
Streaming on Netflix from July 10th 2020.
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Cast and characters:
- Charlize Theron … Andromache of Scythia / Andy
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
- Harry Melling … Merrick
- Matthias Schoenaerts
- Natacha Karam … Dizzy
- Marwan Kenzari … Yusuf Al-Kaysani / Joe
- Van Veronica Ngo … (as Veronica Ngo)
- Anamaria Marinca … Yana
- KiKi Layne … Nile Freeman
- Luca Marinelli … Nicky
- Adam Collins … Staff sergeant Raser
- Joey Ansah … Keane
- Tuncay Gunes … Nelson ( U.S Marines )
- Russell Balogh … Second Plainclothes
- Obie Matthew … Mercenary
- Adam Basil … Large GMS
- Alfredo Tavares … Marine
- Jorge Leon Martinez … Bodyguard
- Peter Brooke … Sergeant Wright
- Jill Buchanan … Screaming Woman
- Mehdi Lamrini … Reception
- Jane Fowler … Shouting Woman