In an interview with Total Film magazine, Charlize Theron confirmed that the sequel “ Atomic ” is being produced by Netflix.
“We introduced the idea to the folks at Netflix. Scott stuber [diretor de filmes originais da pltaforma] was really interested in this. We talked to him a lot about the next movie and we are already writing the script. This character was created in a way that creates mystery, as we don’t know much about her. So, I think there is a lot of potential to explore this question. We are pleased. “
Launched in 2017, “Atômica” has raised only $ 95 million worldwide, on a budget of $ 30 million. Despite the modest box office, Netflix has capitalized on the idea and is already developing the sequence.
Although this is an exciting novelty, there are still no predictions for the start of filming due to the shutdowns caused by the Coronavirus.
In ‘Atomic’, Theron plays the clever and skillful agent Lorraine Broughton, who is called to action when a secret MI6 spy is killed shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall. She will have to find a list that was smuggled by him to the west in order to prevent her and her colleagues from being endangered by revealing the information contained in the documents. Your mission unleashes a deadly game of double agents and world agendas.
The cast also includes Sofia Boutella, John Goodman and Toby Jones. The direction is in charge of David Leitch, responsible for “John Wick: A New Day to Kill” and the screenplay is signed by Kurt Johnstad.
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Remembering Theron also stars in “ The Old Guard, ” an adaptation which is now available on Netflix.
For those who don’t know, the plot follows a group of immortal beings whose identities are revealed when one of their members is mysteriously captured, now they must fight to return to anonymity.
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The management is in charge of Gina Prince-Bythewod (“Cloak and Dagger”).
The cast includes Charlize Theron (‘Mad Max: Fury Road’), Chiwetel Ejiofor (‘Doctor Strange’), KiKi Layne (‘If Beale Street Could Talk’), Harry Melling (‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’), Veronica Ngo (‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’) and Marwan Kenzari (‘Aladdin’)
The production is the result of a partnership between Netflix and Skydance, and the screenplay is signed by Rucka himself.
With this new investment, Netflix is entering even tougher competition with its competitors, Marvel and DC, which are entering the legacy services market with a series of original productions.
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