The Oscar-winning actress starred in The Outdated Guard, Netflix’s newest motion film that noticed 72 million households tune in throughout its first week of launch, in keeping with the corporate.
The film follows Theron’s Andy and a bunch of mercenaries who’re immortal as they welcome a brand new immortal, a U.S. Marine who died in fight, to their ranks.
Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (Past the Lights), the film has been an enormous hit — and Theron, 44, can’t fairly imagine it.
“It’s fairly nutty, proper?” Theron just lately advised Selection, reacting to the quantity of people that have seen it. “It’s fairly loopy.”
However the big success doesn’t imply she’s enthusiastic about a sequel simply but, regardless that the ending of the movie units up an intriguing new storyline.
“We’re nonetheless pushing this one out,” she stated. “Let’s have just a little resting interval, however simply given the truth that all of us actually wish to do it, I’m positive when it’s the best time, we’ll begin the dialog.”
The Outdated Guard additionally offers with some existential questions on what it actually means to be alive, a theme Theron hinted at when she spoke to Hoda Kotb on the Right now present days earlier than the film was launched.
“We spent a number of time creating this venture and I spent a number of time enthusiastic about that query,” she responded after Kotb requested her about her views on immortality. “The conclusion that I’ve give you is that I believe immortality comes with a number of ache and loneliness and struggling, and I believe the movie actually explores that.”
“You see — particularly by way of two characters, one among them being my character — only a loneliness of strolling this earth and having to lose the individuals that you just love over and again and again,” Theron continued. “And the frustration of seeing the world probably not altering.”
“I believe what makes life matter is dying,” Theron advised Kotb. “[It’s] understanding that we now have to understand each second as a result of it might all be gone tomorrow.”
The Outdated Guard is accessible to stream on Netflix.