But after the team is tasked with an emergency mission, their extraordinary secret abilities are exposed to the world – so it falls to Andy and new recruit Nile to help eliminate the threat of those wishing to replicate and monetise their power.
According to the official plot synopsis, “It is a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.”
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Netflix film.
The Old Guard release date on Netflix
The film is scheduled to make its way to Netflix on 10th July, 2020.
The Old Guard cast
As well as Charlize Theron, an impressive list of stars make up the cast for the new film -including Kiki Layne (If Beale Street Could Talk), Harry Melling (most well-known for his role as Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter films) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave).
Rounding up the cast are Marwan Kenzari (Aladdin), Luca Marinelli (Martin Eden), Van Veronica Ngo (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and Matthias Schoenaerts (Red Sparrow).
The Old Guard trailer
Yes, the official trailer has been released and gives a flavour of what’s to come.