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Charlize Theron defies gender norms in 'Atomic Blonde'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 01:31

The female leads of ''Atomic Blonde'' were the main attraction as the film had its world premiere in Berlin.

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NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron said she hoped to even the playing field in the male-dominated spy film genre with her latest role as a deadly agent in action-thriller movie "Atomic Blonde. The film based on Antony Johnston's graphic novel series "The Coldest City" and out in theaters on July 28, follows MI6's lethal bisexual assassin Lorraine Broughton (Theron) in Berlin in 1989. Broughton is on a mission to recover a list of double agents, in a city simmering with revolution and double-crossing hives of traitors. Spy movies have been dominated by male leads, such as the "James Bond," "Mission Impossible" and "Bourne" franchise. "Atomic Blonde" opens in cinemas in the US on July 28.

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Charlize Theron defies gender norms in 'Atomic Blonde'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 01:31