"Female characters are not [usually] the center of the story," filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood says. Her new movie, 'The Old Guard,' follows a diverse group of world-weary warriors who've been alive for centuries. Prince-Bythewood also talks about choreographing fight scenes, and her other films 'Love & Basketball' and 'Beyond the Lights.'
The new film "The Old Guard" continues the tradition of summer blockbusters for the streaming age. Since its release July 10, it has quickly become one of the most-watched movies on Netflix. Director and screenwriter Gina Prince-Bythewood discusses her new film about a team of immortal mercenary fighters based on the graphic novel.
Director Gina Prince-Bythewood found a project that fit into many of the themes she's explored in her films going back to her debut, 2000's "Love & Basketball" in, of all places, the pages of an action-adventure graphic novel. She talks about how her upcoming Netflix feature, "The Old Guard", connected many of the dots for her on "The Treatment".
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