After a tease that Colin Firth’s Harry Hart will return, the announcement that Pedro Pascal was joining and the rumour Elton John might be on board, Channing Tatum has revealed that he, too, has joined the Kingsman: The Golden Circle cast!
Taron Egerton returns as Eggsy with Mark Strong reprising the role of Merlin. Halle Berry is appearing as the head of the CIA, Pascal as a character conveniently named “Jack Daniels,” and Julianne Moore in talks to play the film’s central villain. Edward Holcroft is also set to appear in the film, though whether he will reprise as his character from the first is unclear. Mark Strong will reprise his role as Merlin,
Matthew Vaughn returns to write and direct the film, which sees Eggsy heading to the United States where he’ll meet his match in a “swaggering, sharpshooting cowboy.”
Filming is schedule to start in May in London and 20th Century Fox has set a June 16, 2017 release date.