Based on the comic book series created by author Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández, The Old Guard tells the story of a small covert group of immortal mercenaries who must fight to keep their team together when they discover the existence of a new immortal and their extraordinary abilities are exposed.
Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball, Beyond the Lights) will direct from a script by Greg Rucka.
The producers are David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger for Skydance; Charlize Theron, Beth Kono and AJ Dix for Denver and Delilah; and Marc Evans. The executive producer is Stan Wlodkowski.
Prince-Bythewood’s credits also include The Secret Life of Bees, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, and Shots Fired.