Directed by David Leitch
Produced by Charlize Theron, Beth Kono, A. J. Dix, Kelly McCormick, Eric Gitter, Peter Schwerin
Screenplay by Kurt Johnstad
Based on The Coldest City by Antony Johnston Sam Hart
Starring : Charlize Theron, James McAvoy
Music by Tyler Bates
Cinematography : Jonathan Sela
Edited by Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Production company : Denver and Delilah Productions, Closed on Mondays Entertainment, 87Eleven
Atomic Blonde is a 2017 American action spy thriller film directed by David Leitch, in his first solo directorial credit, and written by Kurt Johnstad. It is based on Antony Johnston and Sam Hart’s 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, published by Oni Press, which revolves around a spy who has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The film stars Charlize Theron and James McAvoy, with John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones in supporting roles.
Atomic Blonde had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 12, 2017 and was released in the United States on July 28, 2017, by Focus Features. It has grossed $28 million worldwide and received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its action sequences, Theron’s performance and the musical score by Tyler Bates, with many comparing the film to John Wick, although some criticized the writing and pacing.