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Matthias Schoenaerts joins Charlize Theron on The Old Guard for Netflix

Story by Jack Foley

MATTHIAS Schoenaerts and Luca Marinelli (Don’t be Bad, They Call Me Jeeg) have joined the previously announced Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne and Marwan Kenzari on new Netflix film The Old Guard.

Based on the graphic novel series created by author Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández, The Old Guard tells the story of 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.

The screenplay for the film has been adapted by Rucka and Gina Prince-Bythewood with Prince-Bythewood (of Love & Basketball, Beyond The Lights fame) also set to direct.