Uma Thurman braves the cold as she takes a dip in the sea in scenes filmed for The Old Guard 2

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Uma Thurman dived straight in to filming scenes for the long-awaited superhero film sequel The Old Guard 2 in Italy on Monday.

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The actress, 52, braved the cold while filming some exciting shots for the Netflix hit, with Charlize Theron taking on directing duties.

The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day.

Icy: Uma Thurman dived straight in to filming scenes for the long-awaited superhero film sequel The Old Guard 2 in Italy on Monday

Icy: Uma Thurman dived straight in to filming scenes for the long-awaited superhero film sequel The Old Guard 2 in Italy on Monday

Icy: Uma Thurman dived straight in to filming scenes for the long-awaited superhero film sequel The Old Guard 2 in Italy on Monday

While Uma got chest deep in water, Charlize guided her co-star while filming the exciting sequence.

The blonde beauty looked calm and reassured as she slowly made her way into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Looking prepared on the day, she wore her blonde locks scraped back in a messy bun while wearing a khaki co-ord.

Skilled: The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day

Skilled: The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day

Skilled: The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day

Cold: Looking prepared on the day, she wore her blonde locks scraped back in a messy bun while wearing a khaki co-ord

Cold: Looking prepared on the day, she wore her blonde locks scraped back in a messy bun while wearing a khaki co-ord

Cold: Looking prepared on the day, she wore her blonde locks scraped back in a messy bun while wearing a khaki co-ord

Meanwhile, South African native Charlize who appeared animated dressed for comfort and looked relaxed in a black mini dress.

Despite being soaked after filming the scene, Uma looked in good spirits as she made her way back onshore, flashing a smile while a production crew members brought her a bath rode.

She later had a costume change, where she was seen wearing a navy co-ord and a chic red scarf for an upcoming episode.

As she warmed up, the two Hollywood legends chatted amongst one another planning the day ahead.

Making sure it wasn’t all work and no play on the day, the two Golden Globe winners were seen laughing and joking with cast and crew while Charlize looked particularly in a high spirits as she took on the demanding role of director.

Movie boss: The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day

Movie boss: The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day

Movie boss: The Oscar winner, 46, who has starred in the action-thriller since it premiered in 2020, looked animated as worked behind the camera on the day

What a pro!  Uma looked in good spirits as she made her way back onshore

What a pro!  Uma looked in good spirits as she made her way back onshore

What a pro! Uma looked in good spirits as she made her way back onshore

Cut!  The blonde beauty looked calm and reassured as she slowly made her way out of the Mediterranean Sea

Cut!  The blonde beauty looked calm and reassured as she slowly made her way out of the Mediterranean Sea

Cut! The blonde beauty looked calm and reassured as she slowly made her way out of the Mediterranean Sea

Star pairing: As she warmed up, the two Hollywood legends chatted amongst one another planning the day ahead

Star pairing: As she warmed up, the two Hollywood legends chatted amongst one another planning the day ahead

Star pairing: As she warmed up, the two Hollywood legends chatted amongst one another planning the day ahead

Glare: The producer looked focused as she got ready for her next scene

Glare: The producer looked focused as she got ready for her next scene

Glare: The producer looked focused as she got ready for her next scene

Drenched: The 52-year-old quickly removed her top as she made her way onshore after an exciting scene

Drenched: The 52-year-old quickly removed her top as she made her way onshore after an exciting scene

Soaked: Uma showed off her lean physique as she got out of her wet clothes

Soaked: Uma showed off her lean physique as she got out of her wet clothes

Drenched: The 52-year-old quickly removed her top as she made her way onshore after an exciting scene

Warmed up: Uma later had a costume change, where she was seen wearing a navy co-ord and a chic red scarf for an upcoming scene.

Warmed up: Uma later had a costume change, where she was seen wearing a navy co-ord and a chic red scarf for an upcoming scene.

Warmed up: Uma later had a costume change, where she was seen wearing a navy co-ord and a chic red scarf for an upcoming scene.

Earlier this year Uma and Henry Golding were confirmed to star in the action sequel The Old Guard 2.

The two stars will be joining an A-list cast, including Charlize who starred in the original 2020 film.

Although details of the Una’s and Henry’s characters have yet to be revealed, both actors have a lot of experience under their belt, including working in the action genre.

The former model who starred in the Kill Bill franchise where she was seen doing countless action sequences.

High spirits: Charlize looked to be in her element as she took on director duties on the day

High spirits: Charlize looked to be in her element as she took on director duties on the day

Beaming: The South African native oozed confidence as she made her way around the set

Beaming: The South African native oozed confidence as she made her way around the set

High spirits: Charlize looked to be in her element as she took on director duties on the day

Action!  The Oscar winner looked a natural as she managed the cast and crew on the day

Action!  The Oscar winner looked a natural as she managed the cast and crew on the day

Action! The Oscar winner looked a natural as she managed the cast and crew on the day

The Crazy Rich Asians actor also jumped into the action field, tackling a role in Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins.

Netflix uploaded a post on the company’s official twitter account, stating at the very top, ‘The Old Guard just got some new blood.’

The sequel will be directed by Victoria Mahoney, and other cast members returning are Kiki Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Marwan Kenzari, according to Variety.

Exciting: Earlier this year Uma Thurman and Henry Golding were confirmed to star in the action sequel The Old Guard 2

Exciting: Earlier this year Uma Thurman and Henry Golding were confirmed to star in the action sequel The Old Guard 2

Exciting: Earlier this year Uma Thurman and Henry Golding were confirmed to star in the action sequel The Old Guard 2

Mahoney has worked on notable action and drama projects, such as Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, and HBO series, Lovecraft Country.

The 2020 Netflix film from Skydance Media did incredibly well when the movie was officially launched on the streaming site.

The Old Guard became one of Netflix’s most popular and most watched action films, with 186 million hours viewed in less than a month, Variety reported.

The premise of the film follows a group of mercenaries who are secretly immortals with the ability to heal themselves.

Big role: The actor has been making a name for himself after a breakout role in the film, Crazy Rich Asians (Henry pictured in May 2022)

Big role: The actor has been making a name for himself after a breakout role in the film, Crazy Rich Asians (Henry pictured in May 2022)

Return to action: Thurman will have a chance to relive another action role in The Old Guard 2 (Uma pictured in 2003)

Return to action: Thurman will have a chance to relive another action role in The Old Guard 2 (Uma pictured in 2003)

New addition: Both talented actors will have a chance to show off some action skills in the sequel, The Old Guard 2 (Henry, left, pictured in May 2022, Uma, right, in 2003)

However, when they are exposed, they have to fight to keep their identity a secret.

In a joint interview with Esquire upon the release of the first film, Theron discussed what made her interested in the project.

‘The first thing that got me excited, was the world,’ the Mad Max: Fury Road actress stated. ‘I loved this juxtaposition of big sci-fi with intimate emotion.’

The Netflix hit is based off of a comic series written by Greg Rucka, and he also weighed in about his inspiration to create the series.

‘The Old Guard came from the idea of ​​ghost stories about soldiers who don’t want to die,’ Rucka told Esquire.

The writer also talked about how he was more than thrilled when he got the news that his comic book would be turned into a Netflix film.

‘Netflix has made it possible to make this movie that, I am sincerely, very proud of.’

The sequel is currently in the production stages, with no official release date as of yet.

Star-studded cast: Uma Thurman has been added to the list of new additions to the sequel, but has starred in the action genre before, such as the classic Kill Bill franchise

Star-studded cast: Uma Thurman has been added to the list of new additions to the sequel, but has starred in the action genre before, such as the classic Kill Bill franchise

Star-studded cast: Uma Thurman has been added to the list of new additions to the sequel, but has starred in the action genre before, such as the classic Kill Bill franchise

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