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Watch: Charlize Theron in full John Wick mode in extended clip from Atomic Blonde

An extended look at an action sequence from the upcoming Atomic Blonde, starring Charlize Theron, shows the Oscar-winner channelling John Wick.

hollywood Updated: Jun 02, 2017 20:16 IST
Agence France-Presse
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Atomic Blonde will begin its international rollout in July.

Atomic Blonde, the action film starring Charlize Theron is striding towards a July and August international release, and an extended look at a key fight scene has been released.

Setting the film in late 1980s Berlin, previous trailers for Atomic Blonde have made good use of period pop songs, the first two -- which contained snippets from this apartment escape -- riffing on New Order’s Blue Monday and, in turn, Queen’s Killer Queen and then a mashup combining Depeche Mode’s Personal Jesus with 2013 Kanye West track Black Skinhead (both Chambaland and FA$HION $EN$E have been linked to the unattributed combination.)

James McAvoy of Split and the X-Men franchise co-stars as agency contact David Percival, with support from John Goodman, Sofia Boutella, Toby Jones and more. It emerged from its South by Southwest premiere with a review score average identical to that of director David Leitch’s previous film John Wick: 6.9/10 on Rotten Tomatoes; 68% on Metacritic.

Leitch will next direct Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds.

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First Published: Jun 02, 2017 20:15 IST