The Old Guard: Netflix debuts first trailer

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Charlize Theron stars in an adaptation of Greg Rucka’s comic…

Greg Rucka’s adaptation of his own comic book series The Old Guard will arrive on Netflix in July, it’s been announced. The streaming service released a first trailer for the movie today. It’s been directed by Gina Prince-Blythewood (Beyond the Lights) and stars Charlize Theron, while Chiwetel Ejiofor, Marwan Kenzari, Kiki Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling and Veronica Ngo co-star alongside the Mad Max: Fury Road actress in the new film.

Here’s the official synopsis:

“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. But 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. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Greg Rucka and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (LOVE & BASKETBALL, BEYOND THE LIGHTS), THE OLD GUARD is a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.”

Check out the first trailer for The Old Guard below…

The Old Guard will be released on 10 July.