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The following incorporates spoilers for Netflix’s The Old Guard.
Film choices are severely restricted proper now, and so the discharge of Netflix’s The Old Guard has felt like discovering an oasis whereas misplaced within the desert. It is a traditional, straight ahead motion film in the midst of the summer time. It is precisely what followers are in all probability on the lookout for proper now, so the film would possible get a variety of views for that cause alone, however on high of that, The Old Guard is definitely fairly good. It is getting strong critiques and optimistic response from followers, and that, after all, means individuals are already speaking sequel.
The Old Guard relies on a graphic novel by author Greg Rucka, and in customary “comedian e book film” vogue, the film teases its personal sequel. In a current look on Late Evening with Seth Myers, star Charlize Theron says she’s prepared for the following film and he or she desires to see the film discover the connection between Andy and Quynh extra. In response to the actress…
Yeah with one other feminine character which I’m actually enthusiastic about. The character of Quynh is type of teased on this. She’s Andy’s type of proper hand individual. She was, the 2 of them, have been the primary. There’s clearly a relationship there that we didn’t actually discover on this movie. So, I’m excited if we get the prospect to make one other one, to discover that, as a result of then we’re simply including one other feminine into the combo, which I believe will make it actually fascinating.
We’re briefly launched to the character of Quynh in a flashback in The Old Guard. We study that following Andy’s transition to immortality, she was alone for a very long time earlier than lastly discovering Quynh, the one different individual like her. The pair have been collectively for a very long time, precisely how lengthy is unclear, earlier than they have been captured. Quynh is dropped to the underside of the ocean in an iron coffin, the place we perceive that she repeatedly drowns and is resurrected again and again for a interval of tons of of years.
In a mid-credits scene on the finish of The Old Guard, we uncover that Quynh has by some means lastly been freed, and he or she meets up with Booker, who has been exiled from the Guard following his questionable resolution making.
It is left ambiguous as to what Quynh’s intentions are, however the film implies that she could have misplaced her thoughts resulting from her expertise within the coffin, and if that is the case, she’s in all probability not seeking to rejoin Andy. She’s greater than possible going to be the antagonist of the following film, assuming there’s a subsequent film. And the battle between Andy and Quynh is all of the extra intriguing as a result of we definitely do not know an excellent deal in regards to the lives the 2 led collectively. There was definitely a deep friendship, however there could possibly be way more as effectively.