SPOILERS for THE OLD GUARD. Consider your self warned. While Netflix hasn’t formally given a greenlight to a sequel to THE OLD GUARD, it is in all probability protected to say that we have not seen the last of Charlize Theron as Andy, aka Andromache the Scythian. The Gina Prince-Bythewood directed movie shortly grew to become one of many streaming service’s greatest unique motion pictures, and Theron just lately (just about) chatted with Seth Meyers the place she was requested about how the story will proceed within the potential sequel.
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The character of Quynh is form of teased on this. She’s Andy’s form of right-hand individual. She was, the 2 of them, had been the primary, and there’s clearly a relationship there that we didn’t actually discover on this movie.
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During one of many flashbacks seen in THE OLD GUARD, we met Quynh (Veronica Ngô Thanh Vân), one among Andy’s first immortal companions. Centuries in the past, Quynh was captured and positioned in an Iron Maiden and dropped to the underside of the ocean; not one of the best destiny for an immortal being. THE OLD GUARD involves an finish with the stunning reappearance of Quynh, with little clarification given for a way she managed to get out of her earlier predicament. Charlize Theron teased that Quynh would play a a lot larger function within the sequel, including to the roster of feminine characters. “So, I’m excited if we get the possibility to make one other one, to discover that, as a result of then we’re simply including one other feminine into the combination, which I feel will make it actually attention-grabbing,” Theron mentioned. Although the actress was excited on the alternative to work on a undertaking with a bigger count of girls on set, she expressed disappointment that this prevalence has been all too uncommon over the a long time of her career.
It was very nice to come back on set and to be encompass by lady, there was only a completely different power about it, and you understand, not simply lady, however actually proficient girls. Like, that’s the different factor that’s all the time so loopy to me. It’s not that arduous to seek out actually proficient girls, in all departments, not simply in entrance of the camera, however behind the camera, and so, I actually do assume we now have to maintain the strain on our business to maintain this type of storytelling, as a result of it’s actually, I nearly swore, effin’ superior.
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