Netflix just announced two major casting calls for the upcoming sequel The Old Guard with Charlize Theron. Uma Therman and Henry Golding have both joined the sequel in undisclosed roles.
Known as The Old Guard 2 or The Old Guard Chapter Two: Power multipliedthe film is a sequel to Netflix The Old Guard which first landed in July 2020.
The film came from Skydance, who have worked with Netflix on a number of projects including The Old Guard, 6 undergroundand The Adam Project. Her upcoming Netflix projects include Heart of Stone, Spy Kids: Armageddonthe terminator Anime series and a TV adaptation of Sword Art Online.
Since the sequel was announced last summer, the only thing we know about the new film is that it’s based on the entry Force Multiplied in the comic book series by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández. We also know that Gina Prince-Bythewood is turning over directing duties to Victoria Mahoney.
We also know we’ll see the return of Charlize Theron as Andy, Kiki Layne as Nile, Matthias Schoenaerts as Booker, Luca Marinelli as Nicky, Marwan Kenzari as Yusuf Alkaysani Joe, Veronica Ngo as Quynh, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Copley.
Now, courtesy of Netflix, we can confirm that Uma Thermann and Henry Goldling were added to the project.
Uma Therman is a prolific actress working in Hollywood since the 1980s. Therman’s best-known roles include the role of Mia Wallace pulp fictionPoison Ivy in Batman & Robinand The Bride in kill Bill.
Thurman is represented by ICM Partners, Untitled Entertainment, Jonathan Sanders & Co, Wolf Kasteler Public Relations and Hansen Jacobson Teller.
Henry Goldling has risen to fame in recent years thanks to his role in Crazy rich Asians where he plays Nick Young, Dry Eye The gentlemen (that’s getting a series on Netflix) and Snake-eyes. He will also appear in the Netflix adaptation of Jane Austen conviction appears in July 2022 as Mr. Elliot.
As we reported just last week, production on the sequel is set to take place in Rome and cameras will be rolling this month. It will be filmed under the working title of DEVON HOUSE.
We’ll be updating our big guide to everything you need to know The Old Guard 2 in the coming weeks with new information as we receive it.
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