Gunpowder Milkshake

(Post Production)

Release Date:  2020
Language:  English
Production Company:  StudioCanal, The Picture Company
Producers:  Alex Heineman, Andrew Rona
Director:  Navot Papushado
Screenplay:  Ehud Lavski, Navot Papushado
Cinematography:  Russell Carpenter
Editing:  Nicolas De Toth
Music:  Haim Frank Ilfman
Category:  Action / Thriller
Countries:  U.K., U.S.A.
Running Time: 
Cast:  (in alphabetical order)
Anna May  ....   Angela Bassett
Emily  ....   Chloe Coleman
Nathan  ....   Paul Giamatti
Eva  ....   Karen Gillan
Madeleine  ....   Carla Gugino
Scarlet  ....   Lena Headey
Jim McAlester  ....   Ralph Ineson
Yankee  ....   Ivan Kaye
Virgil  ....   Adam Nagaitis
Florence  ....   Michelle Yeoh

[version 1] A secret sisterhood comes to the rescue of a mother-daughter assassin team.

[version 2] A young woman (Gillan) and her estranged mother (Headey), who are both assassins, must join forces on the run to take down a male-dominated crime syndicate they used to work for.

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(02/24/20) STXfilms has acquired the North American rights to Gunpowder Milkshake.
Reports: Deadline,   The Wrap

(08/20/19) Filming has wrapped in Berlin.

(07/14/19) Michelle with her Gunpowder Milkshake co-starrs during their Berlin filming.

Video posted by Karen Gillan   (00:15)

Comicbook: Karen Gillan Posts Hilarious Video of Star-Studded Gunpowder Milkshake Cast
Entertainment Weekly: See Michelle Yeoh tell Lena Headey to 'F--- off!' on set of action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake

(06/21/19) Michelle took a break from her Avatar sequels filming. She arrived in Berlin a week ago to join filming of Gunpowder Milkshake. Productiom began on June 3 in Germany.

(05/22/19) Gunpowder Milkshake, produced by Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman at The Picture Company, has sold to Hong Kong (UA) before the Cannes Film Market, Studiocanal struck an important deal for China (Wingsight) at Cannes.

Hollywood Reporter: Michelle Yeoh Joins Karen Gillan in Assassin Thriller 'Gunpowder Milkshake'
Fan Carpet: StudioCanal Announces that Michelle Yeoh Joins Karen Gillan in Navot Papushado's High-Concept Assassin Flick GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE
HN entertainment: 'Avatar/Star Trek: Discovery' Actress Michelle Yeoh Is The Latest Addition To Karen Gillan's Assassin Flick 'Gunpowder Milkshake'
Deadline: Michelle Yeoh Joins 'Gunpowder Milkshake' - Cannes

Studiocanal (UK) and The Picture Company (US) today announce that Michelle has joined the cast of action thriller Gunpowder Milkshake in a key role.

The film is said to be a female-driven high-concept assassin story that has a rich mythology and spans multiple generations. The plot centers on a mother-daughter assassin duo played by Karen Gillan and Lena Headey.

Michelle will play part of a sisterhood of secret arms dealers who come together to help Gillan's character.

Written and Directed by Navot Papushado, Gunpowder Milkshake will shoot at the Babelsberg Film Studio, Germany with principal photography commencing June 3.

The crew members include DP Michael Seresin, best known for several collaborations with Alan Parker in addition to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes, Costume Designer Louise Frogley (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Production Designer David Scheunemann (Deadpool 2).

StudioCanal will distribute the movie in the U.K., Australia, Germany and France, while selling rights to other territories. UTA is co-repping the US rights.

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