Filipino Ken Hensly creates artwork for ‘The Old Guard’


    Netflix’s new, high-octane action film, “The Old Guard” starring Charlize Theron, Kiki Layne, and more has just launched last July 10. Netflix tapped 15 talented artists from around the world to interpret the movie and its characters in their own unique artistic style. All 15 artworks were shared by @oldguardmovie on Instagram.

    For the Philippines, Netflix worked with Cebu-based graphic illustrator, Ken Hensly, who captured the movie’s action and excitement in his surrealistic signature style.

    With a keen eye for detail, Ken takes inspiration from old comics, cartoons, animation, and street design. He also has his own streetwear company called Kensuke Creations, and designs merchandise and artwork for other international brands.

    Other artists include Leandro Fernandez from Argentina (who co-created the graphic novels of The Old Guard), Tula Lotay from the U.K., Jen Bartel from the U.S., Rafael Albuquerque from Brazil, Kristal Melson from Singapore, and more.

    “The Old Guard” is a movie about a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries, led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Greg Rucka and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, “The Old Guard” is a grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.