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Netflix Confirms The Old Guard 2 Film

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Netflix has finally confirmed The Old Guard sequel. The first film, which was released on Netflix last year, was directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, however she will not be returning to direct the sequel. Recently, Victoria Mahoney served as second unit director on J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX -The Rise of Skywalker, making her the first woman and first Black woman to direct a Star Wars film.

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Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Veronica Ngo and Chiwetel Ejiofor anticipated to return for the sequel to action film The Old Guard.

“Genuinely blown backwards by the collective levels of talent, skill and savvy that went into carving The Old Guard. I must’ve watched it over a hundred times, and as such, cannot communicate the true measure of my excitement–being invited on The Old Guard journey alongside ferocious badasses. Ever eager to continue pushing the genre for action-loving audiences. Warmly tipping my hat to the world Gina, Charlize, Rucka, Fernández, Skydance, Netflix, Marc Evans Productions, Denver & Delilah Films and the entire Team daringly put forward.” – Victoria Mahoney said

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Skydance’s recent film slate with Netflix includes The Old Guard and 6 Underground and upcoming The Adam Project and Heart of Stone.

“We are beyond thrilled that Vic is joining The Old Guard team. Her passion for these characters and her ambitious vision for the movie overwhelmed us all. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with her.“ – Charlize Theron, Beth Kono and AJ Dix of Denver & Delilah Films said in a statement

The Old Guard is one of Netflix’s most popular films to date and was seen by 78M households in its first four weeks.

“I love The Old Guard and the story and characters I was honored to put into the world. It was exciting to disrupt the genre. I have decided not to direct the sequel, but will stay on as a producer. I leave our franchise in good hands as my girl Vic Mahoney takes on this next chapter.” – Gina Prince-Bythewood said in a statement

David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger for Skydance; Charlize Theron, Beth Kono and AJ Dix for Denver and Delilah; Marc Evans for Marc Evans Productions; and Gina Prince-Bythewood are producers, while Greg Rucka serves as an Executive Producer. The Old Guard is directed by Victoria Mahoney.

The Old Guard is available to watch now on Netflix South Africa.

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