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What We Can Expect From The Old Guard Sequel

The launch of The Old Guard couldn’t have gone higher. Whether or not it’s the good vital response, rising up Netflix’s High 10 charts or followers already demanding a sequel, it’s protected to say we’ll finally see a observe as much as the Charlize Theron motion film. Whereas the streaming service has but to formally inexperienced gentle it, the groundwork has already been laid. 

Based mostly on a graphic novel of the identical title, The Old Guard has loads of mythology to construct upon. And judging by the ending, that’s precisely what the filmmakers have been intending. That is your warning of SPOILERS AHEAD. 

A driving drive behind the plot is that 4 immortals led by Andy (Theron) uncover, after centuries of preventing collectively, {that a} fifth particular person with the reward exists. What does it imply? Why now? These are questions that aren’t totally answered because the plot rapidly diverges when Pharma CEO Merrick with an enormous Napoleon complicated discovers who they’re and begins searching them so as to take their DNA to domesticate potential antibodies for sick folks. Feels like a good suggestion. However actually he simply desires to monopolize and patent it so as to make a ton of cash. 

CIA agent Copley (Chiwetel Ejiofor), who was instrumental of their seize, realizes he’s made a mistake in trusting Merrick and finally decides to work with Andy and her crew. The ending suggests he’ll develop into the Nick Fury of this world along with his spy background and connections. 

A serious wrinkle within the plot in addition to a sequel is that Andy is not immortal. This can be a smart move because it not solely raises the stakes realizing no less than one among them might be killed, but it surely additionally units up potential themes like legacy and sacrifice for the following chapter. The Old Guard did an excellent job establishing and making us care concerning the 5 foremost characters and left loads of room for extra growth. To not point out 1000’s of years of backstory.

There’s additionally the added drama that one member of the crew, Booker (Matthias Schoenaerts), betrayed them as a result of he not needs to stay eternally and see his family members die. He’s banished from the group for 100 years. Six months later, he finds Quynh standing in his condo because the movie ends. It’s revealed early on that Quynh and Andy have been the primary two immortals. After centuries collectively, Quynh is finally caught and positioned in a coffin and despatched to the underside of the ocean the place she’s going to drown, come again and drown once more for 500 years. 

Seeing that she’s escaped raises many questions in addition to her intentions in direction of Andy and the remainder of the crew. Like an excellent MCU film, that added scene on the finish not solely jumpstarts pleasure for a sequel, however provides followers lots to chew on till we get it. 

The earliest we might count on a observe up can be 2022 due to COVID-19. The second quantity of the graphic novel was simply launched in December of 2019 so there’s already a blueprint for the second movie. Within the meantime, take a look at The Old Guard if you happen to haven’t already. It’s one of many higher motion motion pictures in current reminiscence and among the finest Netflix releases in fairly a while.       

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