Netflix has released the trailer for their upcoming action film “The Old Guard” which arrives on July 10th. The film, based on the comic book series by author Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández, stars Charlize Theron (“Tully”, “Atomic Blonde”), KiKi Layne (“If Beale Street Could Talk”, “Native Son”), Matthias Schoenaerts (“Red Sparrow”, “The Mustang”) and Luca Marinelli (“Don’t be Bad”, “They Call Me Jeeg”). The action-thriller tells the story of a small covert group of immortal mercenaries who must fight to keep their team together when they discover the existence of a new immortal and their extraordinary abilities are exposed.
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.