The amazing Old Guard film in which Charlize Theron plays the main lead released on Netflix on July 10, 2020. The film received good reviews from the audience. The ending of this film paved way for a sequel (Old Guard 2) and many in social media are talking about it. As it became the most-watched film on Netflix which proves its success, the desire for the sequel is not far-fetched. However, we do not know what the makers are thinking. Find Old Guard review here.
The plot of the film
The film is about a group of warriors containing healing abilities and this helps them to live longer. They are not aware of all the details regarding the powers but they use it to save humans. But because of a devious plan, their immortal existence gets revealed to the bad guys. If they get caught all kinds of experiments may get performed on them to know the reason for their immortality. Then a new member joins the team because she also gets the healing power. However, the film ends with an important character which teases us of a possible sequel.
The best aspects of the film
The people who have watched the film on Netflix got impressed by the action sequence. Theron is well known for her acting roles as she played as Furiosa and Aeon Flux effortlessly. So the action roles are not new to her. The film contains a group of immortal superheroes whose existence get disrupted by villains. The group of people after living for so many centuries get weary because of human greed and deception. So there are a lot of realistic emotions portrayed in the film.
This film is now seen as a part of the superhero genre. So the film will surely have a sequel because who will not want to know what happens to the heroes next. The creators have also deliberately given the film a curious ending.
The official news for the sequel did not come from Gina Prince-Bythewood. However, we may hope in a distant future this dream to come true. According to the sources, the film will be a trilogy.
- Charlize Theron plays as Andromache of Scythia
She is the head of the immortal mercenary group. Her group fight to stop injustice in the world.
- KiKi Layne plays as US Marine
She joins the group after knowing about her healing capabilities. She at first serves in the US marine situated at Afghanistan.
- Matthias Schoenaerts plays as Booker
He was a French soldier who served under Napoleon and then becomes part of the gang.
- Marwan Kenzari plays as Yusuf Al-Kaysani
He is a Muslim man who was part of the crusades. He is also the lover of Nicky.
- Luca Marinelli plays as Nicky / Nicoló di Genova
He also served as a crusader but joins the team. He is at first the enemy of Joe however later becomes his lover.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor plays as James Copley
He served as a CIA agent previously and also saddened by the death of his wife due to ALS.
- Harry Melling plays as Steven Merrick
He is a deceptive man who is the head of the pharmaceutical company.
Old Guard Trailer 2
Old Guard will leave you spellbound because of its action and plot. Enjoy watching the film with your family and if you have already watched it wait for the sequel.