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Victoria Mahoney

Ava DuVernay to Champion ‘Queen Sugar’ Directors as Guest Artistic Director for AFI Fest

Ava DuVernay has joined this year’s edition of AFI Fest to serve as guest artistic director. As part of the gig, DuVernay has hand-picked three independent films as a way to “amplify the voices and vision of women directors,” per the American Film Institute. Those films are Kat Candler’s Hellion from 2014 starring Juliette Lewis […]

Uma Thurman, Henry Golding Join Charlize Theron in ‘The Old Guard 2’

Uma Thurman and Henry Golding have joined Charlize Theron in The Old Guard 2, Netflix’s sequel to its hit 2020 action movie. On top of Theron, the new installment is bringing back original castmembers KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Veronica Ngo and Chiwetel Ejiofor as it adapts the comic book by Greg […]

Charlize Theron’s ‘Old Guard’ Sequel Lands Victoria Mahoney as Director

Victoria Mahoney, the history-making Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker second unit director, has been tapped to direct the sequel to The Old Guard, Netflix’s Charlize Theron action franchise. Gina Prince-Bythewood directed the first film, which adapted the comic by Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández, but the filmmaker decided not to return as she focuses […]

‘Star Wars’: How Victoria Mahoney Captured a Galaxy Far, Far Away

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' second unit director Victoria Mahoney recalls her favorite Billy Dee Williams moment on set and the lengths the production went to in order to not leave a mark on Jordan’s Wadi Rum desert.