Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harry Melling and Veronica Ngo Board Netflix and Skydance Media’s Original Film THE OLD GUARD
Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball, Beyond The Lights)
Writers: Based on the graphic novel series created by author Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández. Screenplay adaptation by Rucka and Prince-Bythewood.
Producers: David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger for Skydance; Marc Evans; and Charlize Theron, Beth Kono and AJ Dix for Denver and Delilah
Executive Producer: Stan Wlodkowski, Greg Rucka
Cast: Academy Award Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, The Lion King, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil), Harry Melling (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, The Devil All the Time) and Veronica Ngo (Bright, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) join the previously announced Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Marwan Kenzari, Matthias Schoenaerts and Luca Marinelli.
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 movie is currently filming in the UK.
Harry Melling Bio
Harry is most well-known for his starring role in the Coen Brother’s multi-award-winning feature The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. He has just wrapped Antonio Campsos’ thriller The Devil All the Time opposite Robert Pattinson and Tom Holland and will soon be seen in Ciro Guerra’s Waiting for the Barbarians.
His theatre credits include Mother Courage and Her Children at The National Theatre, Harold Pinter’s The Hothouse at Trafalgar Studios, King Lear opposite Glenda Jackson at the Old Vic, and the lead in the West End transfer of Hand to God.
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