The Old Guard
The Old Guard is a 2020 American superhero film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and written by Greg Rucka, based on his comic book of the same name. The film stars Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling, Van Veronica Ngo and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and follows a team of immortal mercenaries on a revenge mission.
Andromache "Andy" of Scythia, Booker, Joe, and Nicky are centuries-old warriors with regenerative healing abilities who use their vast experience to help people. Breaking their rule of working for the same people twice, they're hired by former CIA operative Copley to rescue a group of kidnapped children in South Sudan. During the mission, however, they are ambushed and killed. After healing their wounds and killing their attackers, they realize that Copley set them up and filmed their regeneration.
|contentLocation||Afghanistan Goussainville London Marrakesh South Sudan|
|editor||Terilyn A. Shropshire|
|genre||action live-action thriller|
|keywords||ambush break capture change of heart cia disturb drown heal iron maiden kidnapped child kill paris rescue rescue mission scythia scythian test than the their way u.s. marine wake warn|
|musicBy||Dustin O'Halloran Hauschka|
|producer||A.J. Dix Beth Kono Charlize Theron Dana Goldberg David Ellison Don Granger Marc Evans|
|productionCompany||Denver and Delilah Productions Marc Evans Productions Skydance Media|
|theme||girls with guns lgbt-related superhero|