'Charlie's Angels': Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything you need to know about Kristen Stewart-starring reboot
The Angels go international with this one, and they steal the show with their witty remarks and mind-blowing stunts
Charlie's Angels are back. This time, with a new cast and a twist in the plot much different from what has been around in two TV shows and a previous movie franchise reboot that began in 2000.
The franchise started off as a crime drama TV series that kicked off in 1976, spanning five seasons and 110 episodes, following the crime-fighting adventures of three women working in a private detective agency in Los Angeles, California, and originally starred Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, and Jaclyn Smith as the angels and John Forsythe voicing their boss, the unseen Charlie Townsend, who directed the crime-fighting operations over a speakerphone.
'Charlie's Angels' (2000) and 'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle' (2003) were action-comedies' that had the same plotline and were directed by McG. And now, the movie is back again and here's what we know so far about the 2019 reboot of the cult classic.
'Charlie's Angels' will release on November 15, 2019.
The official premise reads: "Charlie’s Angels have always provided security and investigative skills to private clients, and now the Townsend Agency has expanded internationally, with the smartest, most fearless, most highly trained women all over the globe – multiple teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs across the world. When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, these Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect us all."
The movie is not a remake of the 2000s version, but a continuation of the franchise, reports Cinemablend.
Kristen Stewart as Sabina Wilson. Director/writer/ co-star Elizabeth Banks, while taking up the project imagined Stewart to be one of the angels. This is what she had to say regarding the actor during a recent cinema-con. "I’m somebody who believes that 90% of the job is casting. I mean, I’m an actor so of course, I believe that [laughs]. But I really do believe that is key. I want to see from Robert Downey Jr. play Tony Stark; I don’t want to see anyone else do it. I want to see Kristen Stewart be a Charlie’s Angel and I didn’t want to see [anyone else do it.]"
Naomi Scott as Elena Houghlin and Ella Balinska ('The Athena') as Jane Kano complete the angelic trio. Noah Centineo ('All the Boys I've Loved'), Sam Claflin ('Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'), Djimon Hounsou ('Never Back Down'), Elizabeth Banks ('Hunger Games'), Patrick Stewart (X-Men') and Luis Gerardo Méndez ('The Noble Family') round up the cast.
Elizabeth Banks will direct the reboot based on the story by Evan Spiliotopoulos ('Beauty and the Beast') and David Auburn ('The Lake House').
Wigs, some insane martial arts moves, a dance sequence and a song by Miley Cyrus who teams up with Lana Del Ray and Ariana Grande, form the trailer of the 2019 reboot. Stewart and Ella Balinska as seasoned agents Sabina and Jane, steal the show with their witty remarks, and mind-blowing stunts.
Watch this space for more updates on 'Charlie's Angels'.
'Charlie's Angels' is set to release in theatres on November 15, 2019. While there are a few months left for the movie to premiere, Entertainment Tonight, released a first look at the Angels in action. In the sneak peek we see Sabina and Jane (Kristen Stewart and Ella Balinska) don their wigs and get ready with their weapons to work on a top-secret mission. The teaser then shows them recruiting Elena (Scott) to the team. Elizabeth Banks who is the director and co-creator of the movie takes up the role of Bosley. They also reveal that the movie is not a remake or a reboot of the original 'Charlie's Angels' but a newly written one.
Apart from the recently released sneak peek, Lana Del Ray took to Instagram and revealed that the trailer featuring the new single featuring Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande.
The movie also recently released two new posters
Post the trailer release, recently Elizabeth Banks uploaded a small video that consists of behind the scene footages from the forthcoming movie. The video includes photoshoots and backstage fun during the shoot.
Ariana Grande has also hinted at new Charlie's Angels track on Instagram. Her unreleased song 'Got Her Own' is speculated to appear in the new reboot's soundtrack after she shared a screenshot of the song playing and tagged her frequent collaborator Victoria Monet along with Charlie's Angels.
Former Charlies Angel, Lucy Liu has something to say about the reboot. In an interview with ET she said, "They recycle things so much. I mean, Charlie’s Angels was recycled, and so it's rare to find something that is fresh and new. But I think there's an audience for that, so I think it's wonderful. And [there's] a new Charlie's Angels coming out as well. I just feel like things that are original always sort of pop a little bit, but I think there's a comfort level in trying to relive something and also to redo something in the modern time, and I'm always curious on how that works out."
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