Charlize Theron stars in the adaptation of Greg Rucka’s comic…
Greg Rucka’s adaptation of his own comic book series The Old Guard only arrived on Netflix on 10 July, but it’s already become one of the most popular original movies on the streaming service, reaching 72 million households.
THE OLD GUARD is breaking records! The Charlize Theron blockbuster is already among the top 10 most popular Netflix films ever — and Gina Prince-Bythewood is the first Black female director on the list.
The film is currently on track to reach 72M households in its first 4 weeks! pic.twitter.com/pM8vOTNa6m
— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) July 18, 2020
Directed by Gina Prince-Blythewood (Beyond the Lights) and starring Charlize Theron, while Chiwetel Ejiofor, Marwan Kenzari, Kiki Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling and Veronica Ngo, The Old Guard follows a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die who 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 their newest soldier to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetise their power by any means necessary.
Check out a trailer for The Old Guard below…