The cast for the female-led action flick Gunpowder Milkshake from the directors of Big Bad Wolves is coming together nicely with Karen Gillan, Lena Headey (first reported by HN), Angela Bassett, and newest addition Paul Giamatti now attached.

Well, we have some crew updates to share.

HN Entertainment has learned that German production designer David Scheunemann has joined Gunpowder Milkshake’s production team. David’s impressive credits include Hobbs and Shaw, Deadpool 2, and Atomic Blonde. He was also an art director on Duncan Jones’ Mute (supervising) and Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds.


Also joining the European-set action flick is costume designer Louise Frogley, whose credits include Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ant-Man and The Wasp, Iron Man 3, Quantum of Solace, and most recently Noah Hawley’s Lucy In The Sky.


TheHollywoodReporter recently confirmed our production reporting that filming on the action flick begins June 3rd in Berlin, Germany. The film is expected to wrap production on August 8th as we pointed out before.

We can now confirm that filming will take place at Studio Babelsberg, where Captain America: Civil War was partially shot along with films such as A Cure For Wellness, Bridge of Spies, Atomic, Mute, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay.

HN has also previously revealed exclusive plot details on the film as well.

A young woman and her estranged mother that are both assassins must join forces on the run to take down a male-dominated crime syndicate they used to work for.

An assassin named Eva (Gillan) defies Nathan, her boss at The Firm, to rescue a young hostage named Emily from the Korean Mob. Scarlet (Headey), a fellow assassin and the mother of Eva, who had to give up her young daughter when she herself got into trouble. Helps her daughter and young cohort avoid capture or death. 

Gunpowder Milkshake will be directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, the Israeli directing duo behind the foreign language revenge thriller Big Bad Wolves.

A release date has yet to be officially announced.


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