20th Century Fox and Walt Disney Studios have revealed Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman prequel is officially titled The King’s Man and set a 2020 release date for the film.
Based on the comic book series by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, director Matthew Vaughn’s first two Kingsman films centered on Taron Egerton’s Gary “Eggsy” Unwin’s efforts to save the world as an agent of Britain’s top-secret spy organization, The Kingsman. The first entry in the film series earned a worldwide total of $414 million worldwide while the sequel grossed $411 million globally, prompting Fox to give Matthew Vaughn the greenlight for a third chapter of the Kingsman story.
Now, Matthew Vaughn’s third entry in the film series will explore the origins of the spy agency and 20th Century Fox officially announced the prequel will be released in theaters in February 2020. The studio also unveiled the official logo for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman prequel and you can check it out below!
Next year, we go back to where it all began. Meet The King’s Man, in theatres February 2020. pic.twitter.com/Ud05S4Z3pR
— The King's Man (@KingsmanMovie) June 19, 2019
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In addition to the logo and release date, Fox and Disney released the following synopsis for Matthew Vaughn’s The King’s Man:
As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in THE KING’S MAN, directed by Matthew Vaughn, coming to theaters February 2020.
Written and directed by Matthew Vaughn, The King’s Man stars Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Djimon Hounsou, Gemma Arterton, Charles Dance, Tom Hollander, Stanley Tucci and Ralph Fiennes.
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Disney Unveils New Character Posters For ‘The Lion King’ Remake
Disney released several new character posters for the remake of The Lion King.
Disney's remake The Lion King is next in the studios' line-up of live-action retellings of their animated classics and now several new character posters for the film have been unveiled. These new posters for The Lion King may offer the best look yet at the photo-realistic versions of Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Scar, Timon, Pumbaa, Sarabi, young Simba, young Nala, Sarabi, Rafiki, and Zazu.
Check out the Lion King poster for Simba below and click "next" to view the rest of the gallery!
What do you think of the new posters from Disney? Are you among those who are excited to see the beloved film retold in a realistic setting or do you agree with the others who are growing weary of Disney's live-action remakes? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Here is the official synopsis for The Lion King:
Director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.
Directed by Jon Favreau from a script written by Jeff Nathanson, The Lion Kingstars Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon.
The Lion King will be released in theaters on July 19, 2019.