Matthias Schoenaerts, ‘Aladdin’ Villain Marwan Kenzari Join Charlize Theron in ‘The Old Guard’

Collider | 5/31/2019 | Jeff Sneider
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The Mustang star Matthias Schoenaerts, Aladdin villain Marwan Kenzari and Italian actor Luca Marinelli have signed on to join Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne in the action movie The Old Guard, Collider has learned.

A co-production between Netflix and Skydance Media, The Old Guard follows 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.

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Theron is starring as The Old Guard’s 6000-year-old team leader Andromache of Scythia (aka Andy), while Layne will play the squad’s newcomer, Nile Freeman — a U.S. Marine who reluctantly joins the group after discovering that she can’t die. Schoenaerts will play a French warrior named Sebastian le Livre (aka Booker) who is hundreds of years old and weary of immortality. Kenzari will play Yusuf Al-Kaysani (aka Joe), who has been around since the Crusades, where he fought against Marinelli’s Nicolo di Genova (aka Nicky) — though in an intriguing twist, Joe and Nicky are now lovers.

Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights) is directing the film, which is based on the comic book series by author Greg...
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