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Charlie’s Angels is a 2019 American action comedy film written and directed by Elizabeth Banks from a story by Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn. It stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the new generation of Angels who are working for a private detective agency named the Townsend Agency. The film is the third installment in the Charlie’s Angels film series and serves as a continuation of the story that began with the television series of the same name by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts, and the two previous theatrical films, Charlie’s Angels (2000) and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003).
Development of the film began in September 2015 when Sony Pictures opted to reboot the series following the cancellation of the 2011 television reboot. Months later, Elizabeth Banks joined the project as director, producer, and writer. Casting announcements were made throughout 2018, with Banks herself confirmed to star. Principal photography commenced in September 2018 and took place in Germany and Turkey. Following the completion of filming in December, Banks revealed that the film was not a reboot but a continuation of the films.
In support of the film, the lead single from the its soundtrack, “Don’t Call Me Angel“, performed by Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, and Lana Del Rey, was released in September 2019, which was followed by the soundtrack and score album’s respective releases on November 1 and November 8. Charlie’s Angels was released in the United States on November 15, 2019, by Sony Pictures Releasing under its Columbia Pictures label. It received mixed reviews from critics and has grossed $71 million worldwide.