Gunpowder Milkshake

Gunpowder Milkshake
  • 2021
  • US
  • 1h 54min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Navot Papushado
  • Written by: Ehud Lavski, Navot Papushado
  • Cast: Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Chloe Coleman, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Paul Giamatti
  • UK release: 17 September 2021

An action film about assassins featuring a female-led cast.

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Gunpowder Milkshake

13 Sep 20213 stars

Navot Papushado's female-fronted action flick stars Karen Gillan, Lena Headey and Angela Bassett

'John Wick but with chicks' could have been the pitch to studio execs but Gunpowder Milkshake defies a lot of the stereotypes that have plagued women in action cinema – and that's when they are even allowed to participate. Despite the genre's strong…

Karen Gillan recalls being wowed by Gunpowder Milkshake script

10 Jul 2021

Film gossip

Karen Gillan was immediately wowed by the script for 'Gunpowder Milkshake'. The 33-year-old actress was initially drawn to the action movie by its unusual title, and she was desperate to commit to the project after reading the script for the first time.

Karen Gillan to co-star with Adam Nagaitis in Gunpowder Milkshake

6 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Adam Nagaitis has joined Karen Gillan in 'Gunpowder Milkshake'. The 33-year-old actor – who is best known for his roles as Cornelius Hickey in the AMC television series 'The Terror' and Vasily Ignatenko in the HBO miniseries 'Chernobyl' – will appear…

Angela Bassett joins Gunpowder Milkshake cast

25 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Angela Bassett has signed up to star in 'Gunpowder Milkshake'. The 'Black Panther' actress will appear alongside Karen Gillan and Lena Headey in the forthcoming female-centric assassin thriller, which will be directed by Aharon Keshales and Navot…

Lena Headey joins assassin thriller Gunpowder Milkshake

7 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Lena Headey is set to star in new assassin movie 'Gunpowder Milkshake'. The 45-year-old actress is joining the new thriller from Studiocanal and The Picture Company, and the 'Game of Thrones' star will star alongside Karen Gillan, who is expected to be…

Karen Gillan to star in assassin flick Gunpowder Milkshake

9 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Karen Gillan is set to star in assassin movie 'Gunpowder Milkshake'. The 32-year-old actress has joined the new thriller from Studiocanal and The Picture Company, and the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star is expected to be the lead of an all-female cast…

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