Charlize Theron to play immortal warrior

Charlize Theron to play immortal warrior

Charlize Theron is to lead the cast of a new comic book movie. The 'Mad Max: Fury Road' actress is to star in the film adaptation of 'The Old Guard', a five-issue comic book series about immortal warriors, in which she will play the 5,000-year-old Andronika the Scythian, who is known as Andy, the Daily Mail newspaper reports. Andy is the leader of the warriors, an Amazon from the Herodotus age of ancient Greece and has no idea why she's still alive. Starring alongside Charlize as another immortal warrior will be 'If Beale Street Could Talk' actress KiKi Layne, who will portray newest recruit Nile, a US Marine. A third role will be that of a French Renaissance thief, but their casting has not been revealed yet. 'The Old Guard' comics were produced by writer Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernandez and the authors have described their work as a ''fairytale of blood and bullets''. 'The Secret Life of Bees' filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct...
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