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Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, & Lena Headey Kick Ass in ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’

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May 26 2021

When a deadly assassin chooses not to kill her latest target, she becomes one herself.


Yes to all of that – even though it’s John Wick adjacent and a bit derivative. More amazing women kicking ass in action movies that aren’t male-gaze focused. Yes. Please and thank you.

The star-studded cast includes Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Lena Headly, Karen Gillan, Chloe Coleman, Carla Gugino, plus Ralph Ineson, Adam Nagaitis, Michael Smiley, and Paul Giamatti.

Sam was only 12 years old when her mother Scarlet, an elite assassin, was forced to abandon her. Sam was raised by The Firm, the ruthless crime syndicate her mother worked for. Now, 15 years later, Sam has followed in her mother’s footsteps and grown into a fierce hit-woman. But when a high-risk job goes wrong, Sam must choose between serving The Firm and protecting the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl – Emily. With a target on her back, Sam has only one chance to survive: Reunite with her mother and her lethal associates, The Librarians.

These three generations of women must now learn to trust each other, stand up to The Firm and their army of henchmen, and raise hell against those who could take everything from them.

Gunpowder Milkshake drops on Netflix on July 14th.


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