The Old Guard Gets a Sequel Directed by Victoria Mahoney
The hit Netflix film The Old Guard is officially getting a sequel. The movie has long been rumored to get a follow up after a well received debut. Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Veronica Ngo, and Chiwetel Ejiofor are all anticipated to return for the sequel to action film.
The movie will be directed by Victoria Mahoney who recently served as the 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.
The screenplay will be written by Greg Rucka, who along with Leandro Fernández, created the comic series the film is based on. Published by Image Comics, the original comic series was launched in early 2017 and has since seen multiple volumes and spin-offs.
According to Netflix, the film was seen by 78 million households in its first four weeks.