Charlize Theron to play immortal warrior

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Published on February 15, 2019 - Duration: 00:58s

Charlize Theron to play immortal warrior

Charlize Theron to play immortal warrior Charlize Theron will reportedly portray an immortal warrior in new comic book movie 'The Old Guard'.

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 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".

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