HN Entertainment can confirm that French stunt coordinator Laurent Demianoff has joined the upcoming female-led assassin movie Gunpowder Milkshake starring Karen Gillan and Lena Headey (first revealed by HN for the film) as mother-and-daughter professional killers.
Laurent’s coordinator credits include Lucy, Taken 3, Valerian, The Family, The Transporter Refueled, and Amazon’s new Jack Ryan series. He also recently worked on some scenes for Terminator: Dark Fate and Mission: Impossible – Fallout as a stunt performer.
HN previously revealed Gunpowder would be primarily filming at Studio Babelsberg in Berlin, Germany starting on June 3rd with a wrap date of August 8th.
Other members of the film’s crew will include production designer David Scheunemann (Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde, Hobbs and Shaw) and costume designer Louise Frogley (Spider-Man: Far From Home, Quantum of Solace, Iron Man 3, Ant-Man and The Wasp) as reported by HN.
It was revealed by Deadline that Watchmen actress Carla Gugino has also taken a role and will be joining Gillan, Headey, Paul Giamatti, Michelle Yeoh, and Angela Bassett in the European action movie.
Here are some plot/character details we’ve exclusively posted 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.
The next big lead role to be cast is going to be Emily, a young girl that Eva (Gillan) hopes to save from two criminal syndicates with the help of her mother Scarlet (Headey), one of them she happens to work for a group called The Firm.
It will be directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, the Israeli directing duo behind the foreign language revenge thriller Big Bad Wolves, a favorite of Quentin Tarantino.
A release date for Gunpowder Milkshake has yet to be announced.
SOURCE: HN ENTERTAINMENT