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'Kingsman: The Secret Service'
UPDATE: The trailer has been added as well. Yes, Matthew Vaughn’s “The Secret Service” has gone through a title change, and is now “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” Kind of a mouthful, but it’s a reference to Colin Firth’s character’s agency of super secret and badass British spies. But having seen some footage, this one remains highly anticipated even for those who haven’t read the comics, and stars newcomer Taron Egerton as a street-tough youth whose rough-around-the-edges ways is in for a major makeover courtesy of his uncle, who’s not onlyRead More
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On the biggest day of WonderCon 2014, movie studios brought their A game and their most exciting new footage to show off from upcoming tentpole pictures. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” continued to tell of the struggle between apes and humans, new YA franchise hopeful made its presence known a la “The Maze Runner” and there was even the very first footage anywhere shown of Matthew Vaughn’s latest comic book adaptation, “Secret Service,” which came close to winning the day, but that title has to belong to GarethRead More
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A trio of young British actors have joined Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington in WWII drama “A Testament of Youth,” according to The Daily Mail. Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan and Alexandra Roach are now all part of the cast of the biopic of pacifist Vera Brittain’s early years. James Kent is directing the film based on Brittain’s own autobiography of the same name. Brittain lived into her 70s and wrote three memoirs of her life before and after World War I, but Vikander will take on her first, which revolvedRead More
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Matthew Vaughn is really banking on undiscovered talent to carry his big budget blockbuster “The Secret Service,” and has now added another to the lineup, joining leads Taron Egerton and Sophie Cookson. Deadline reports French-Algerian actress Sofia Boutella has been cast as the lead female antagonist, who is, naturally, a femme fatale type character. Described as “James Bond meets My Fair Lady” by co-creator Mark Millar, the six-part miniseries comic book on which the film is based follows a ruffian from a rough London neighborhood (Edgerton) who gets recruited byRead More
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Newcomer Taron Egerton does his best to look like a juvenile delinquent (and doesn’t exactly pull it off) in the first pictures snapped on the set of Matthew Vaughn’s “The Secret Service” by The Daily Mail. Well, standing next to Colin Firth looking his absolute most dapper helps a little. Egerton plays the troublemaker nephew of Firth’s suave secret agent. Co-creator Mark Millar describes his six-part comic book series from which the film is based as “James Bond meets My Fair Lady”, with Uncle recruiting nephew for the secretive programRead More
Matthew Vaughn has handed the young female lead role in his big budget blockbuster comic book adaptation “The Secret Service” to a completely unknown actress named Sophie Cookson, according to Variety. He already did the same with the male lead, which will be played by Taron Egerton. Described as “James Bond meets My Fair Lady” by co-creator Mark Millar, the six-part miniseries comic book follows a ruffian from a rough London neighborhood (Edgerton) who gets recruited by his uncle (Colin Firth) to join a British spy school that trains youngRead More
After an extensive search that included “Attack the Block”‘s John Boyega and Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken” star Jack O’Connell, director Matthew Vaughn has tapped a complete unknown for the lead role in his comic book adaptation “The Secret Service.” British newcomer Taron Egerton has landed the part and will star opposite Colin Firth in the highly anticipated Fox actioner. Described as “James Bond meets My Fair Lady” by co-creator Mark Millar, the six-part miniseries comic book follows a ruffian from a rough London neighborhood (Edgerton) who gets recruited by his uncleRead More
British actor Jack O’Connell has become quite a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood. While he remains the front-runner for the lead role in Matthew Vaughn’s comic book adaptation “The Secret Service” opposite Colin Firth, he has landed perhaps an even bigger coup. Variety reports O’Connell has beat out some stiff competition to land the lead role in Angelina Jolie’s adaptation of “Unbroken”, based on the incredible true story of Louis Zamperini. The film was just set for a December 25th, 2014 release date, thrusting the relative unknown O’ConnellRead More
Yet another high profile young male role is up for grabs, with three contenders lining up to test for the lead in Matthew Vaughn’s comic book adaptation “The Secret Service”, which already has Colin Firth starring. Variety reports “Attack the Block”‘s John Boyega, “Skins”‘ Jack O’Connell and “Magic City” series star Christian Cooke have already or will shortly read for the role. Described as “James Bond meets My Fair Lady” by co-creator Mark Millar, the six-part miniseries comic book follows a ruffian from a rough London neighborhood who gets recruitedRead More