Following the massive success of The Previous Guard, which immediately rocketed to the highest of Netflix’s most-watched listing on the exact same day it was launched, Charlize Theron has solely additional strengthened her credentials as one of many business’s premiere motion stars, one which’s simply as able to delivering an awards-worthy flip in a status drama as she is decimating armies of faceless goons whereas armed to the tooth.
With a sequel to The Previous Guard extensively anticipated to be introduced imminently, Atomic Blonde 2 within the works at Netflix and her return to the Quick & Livid franchise occurring subsequent 12 months, the Academy Award winner appears to be completely happy to stay within the motion style for some time but. Nevertheless, in a latest interview, she teased a future look in essentially the most surprising of locations.
Talking with WWE star Kofi Kingston, Theron went into some element about her preparations for The Previous Guard, and the way her background as a ballet dancer made it a little bit simpler for her to grasp the martial arts coaching required to play an immortal mercenary, regardless of her lack of expertise in that space.
“I’ve zero martial arts background. I do have a background in ballet, I used to be a ballerina for the primary a part of my life, that was my first profession. Surprisingly, I used to be a bodily storyteller earlier than I used to be a verbal one. There is a component of with the ability to play within the style that jogs my memory a whole lot of my first profession as a dancer and reworking and being emotional and telling an emotional story however by no means utilizing your voice, simply utilizing your physique. That, to me, may be very comparable, the self-discipline of ballet jogs my memory of the self-discipline of martial arts.”
Upon listening to that reply, Kingston put ahead the concept of Mad Max: Fury Street’s main woman exhibiting up in a WWE ring towards a few of the firm’s prime feminine performers, and Theron appears surprisingly onboard with moving into the squared circle.
“When and the place? I do know we’re in a disaster state of affairs proper now, so it’s not anytime quickly, however that sounds superior. I’ll get my ass kicked, and that can be actually entertaining for everyone to look at as a result of I’m a mere actor, however it will be a lot enjoyable.”
Dwayne Johnson, Dave Bautista and John Cena have all made the transition from WWE wrestlers to main gamers within the film enterprise, however thus far no one has executed the other. The wrestling model has roped in additional than their fair proportion of celebrities for visitor appearances over time although and it wouldn’t be a shock in the event that they prolonged an invite to Charlize Theron after catching wind of her enthusiasm.