Easily one the year’s most anticipated films, 20th Century Fox have unleashed the first trailer for their upcoming sequel Kingsman:
Released in 2014, the first film, Kingsman: The Secret Service was a surprise mega-hit and grossed over $414million at the worldwide box office. Starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Sir Michael Caine and the film’s break-out star Taron Egerton, the film was loved by critics and audiences and introduced us the Kingsman, an international intelligence agency who were trying to keep the globe safe.
Original director Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class) and co-writer Jane Goldman return for the sequel along with Egerton, Firth, Mark Strong and Sophie Cookson but it says something of the success of the first film as to how they have managed to assemble an outstanding supporting cast for the follow-up: Academy Award Winners Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Halle Berry (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water) as well as Channing Tatum (The Hateful Eight) and Sir Elton John.
Here’s the official synopsis for the sequel:
Kingsman: The Secret Service introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In Kingsman: The Golden Circle, our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…
Kingsman: The Golden Circle is set for release on September 29th.