In July, I first broke the news at OmegaUnderground that Silver and Black director Gina Prince-Bythewood would be working on Netflix’s adaptation of Greg Rucka’s The Old Guard from Image Comics as an upcoming as a feature film with the help of Skydance (Star Trek, Mission: Impossible).
A small group of soldiers, led by a woman named Andy, who are inexplicably immortal and have been working as mercenaries through the ages. The novelty of not dying long gone, the group gets a jolt in their bones when they discover the existence of a new immortal, a black woman serving in the Marines, at the same time as a nefarious organization captures their undying actions on camera.
It was later revealed that Gina would be exiting Silver and Black for the time being as the Spider-Man spin-off projects would be split into two, giving Silver Sable and Black Cat their solo movies instead of a single team-up. It remains to be seen if Gina will pivot back to one of those Spidey projects once she’s finished with The Old Guard.
HN Entertainment has an update for The Old Guard with the news that production designer Paul Kirby has joined the comic book film, who has some experience working on these types of films. Kirby’s credits include Kingsman: The Secret Service, Captain Phillips, Jason Bourne, Hellboy (2019), and Death Wish.
Despite the production start delay, the filming locales are still expected to be The United Kingdom, Paris, and Morocco. We will certainly update once we get the new production dates for the comic book Netflix project.
Netflix has yet to announce when The Old Guard will be released.
SOURCE: HN ENTERTAINMENT