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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