Charlize Theron says Old Guard sequel script is complete

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Photo credit: Netflix
Photo credit: Netflix

Charlize Theron has confirmed that the sequel to her incredibly successful Netflix action film The Old Guard is quickly approaching production.

Speaking with Variety, the star announced that the script is completed for the upcoming follow-up film and that filming will start at the beginning of next year.

No official announcements have yet been made by Netflix regarding the title or plot of this new movie, or whether it will continue the story as set out the graphic novel series by the same name or take it to a new direction.

Photo credit: Netflix
Photo credit: Netflix

Related: The Old Guard 2 on Netflix: Release date, cast and everything you need to know

One thing Theron confirmed though is that Marwan Kenzari and Luca Marinelli who play gay lovers Joe and Nicky will both be returning saying: "Oh, yeah! They're definitely there."

We last saw the group of immortal mercenaries (Theron's Andy, KiKi Layne’s Nile as well as Kenzary and Marinelli’s characters) banishing their former comrade Matthias Schoenaerts’s Booker to 100 years of isolation after betraying them.

While Andy is realising her regenerative powers are fading away, in Paris Booker is astounded to find Quynh (Van Veronica Ngo), a previous companion of theirs which they believed to have been trapped into the sea in an iron maiden, continuously drowning.

Is Quyng looking for revenge? And will Andy survive the next confrontation? Hopefully, the writers have found a way to answer these questions.

Photo credit: AIMEE SPINKS/NETFLIX - Netflix
Photo credit: AIMEE SPINKS/NETFLIX - Netflix

Related: Charlize Theron says The Old Guard's Netflix success is "pretty nutty"

Among other projects, Variety also confirmed with Vin Diesel that the Fast & Furious writers are busy penning a spin-off for Theron's character Cipher which was first introduced in the 2017 film The Fate and The Furious and also made an appearance in the most recent F9.

As the main series is coming to an end with two more films, the Fast & Furious cinematic universe continues to expand, with a series of planned spin-offs exploring our favourite characters.

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