The Old Guard prepping UK filming
Netflix’s comic book movie adaptation The Old Guard is in prep for a UK shoot with stars Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne.
Based on comics by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez, the story follows a team of mercenaries who are inexplicably and secretly immortal, but who find themselves under threat of exposure.
The film will shoot at a major UK studio facility. Director Gina Prince-Bythewood helmed the pilot episode of Marvel Comics TV drama adaptation Cloak & Dagger and also co-created TV series crime drama Shots Fired.
Skydance Media is producing The Old Guard for Netflix and has experience of shooting in the UK.
Key action sequences for Mission: Impossible – Fallout (pictured) were filmed in London and sci-fi horror film Annihilation used locations in south-east England as stand-ins for the southern US.
Production Intelligence subscribers can follow The Old Guard here for upcoming news on key crew hires and filming dates, as we get them.
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