The Kingsman‘s highly anticipated third instalment is set to hit our theatre screens on November 8, 2019.
Matthew Vaughn is once again writing and directing the movie telling the story of the UK’s elite team of secret agents.
The release date was confirmed in a tweet from Exhibitor Relations saying:
The holy trinity has been confirmed. Fox’s UNTITLED KINGSMAN MOVIE drops Nov. 8, 2019. And yes, Matthew Vaughn returns to write and direct. [sic]
Thought by some to be the final instalment of the spy comedy series, the undoubtedly action-packed plot is yet to be revealed. However, a tantalizing light was recently shed on the sequel.
Taron Egerton and Colin Firth will be reprising their respective roles as Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin and Harry Hart/Galahad. Channing Tatum’s character, Tequila, will also make a return, rumoured to have a bigger role this time around.
Joining the established cast will be two new lead characters, who’ll prove integral to the ongoing world-building within the expanding franchise.
The holy trinity has been confirmed. Fox's UNTITLED KINGSMAN MOVIE drops Nov. 8, 2019. And yes, Matthew Vaughn returns to write and direct.
— Exhibitor Relations (@ERCboxoffice) September 21, 2018
These characters will play an important part in Kingsman: The Great Game, but will be initially introduced to audiences in Kingsman 3.
According to That Hashtag Show, one of the new characters will be a ‘young, cocky and charming teenager’ by the name of Conrad.
The child of a British Duke, Conrad will reportedly be very enthusiastic about serving king and country. Although we don’t yet know who’ll be playing the teen, this will undoubtedly be an excellent role for a young and upcoming actor looking to cut his teeth as an action star.
The other new character will be an ‘older male lead’. Details have yet to be given about his personality, however it’s thought this character could well be played by screen legend, Ralph Fiennes.
According to Collider, director Matthew Vaughn has big ambitions for the upcoming movie:
Weirdly while we were writing Kingsman 2, we were thinking of Kingsman 3 as well, which is odd. We’ve got a big idea for that.
This is sort of the bridge and if we can pull this off, we’ll make another one.
Vaughn has previously hinted the third Kingsman movie will tie up the relationship between well-liked duo, Harry Hart and Eggsy.
However, this may well only be the beginning of the high-octane world of Kingsman, which began life in 2012 as Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ comic The Secret Service.
As well as an eight-hour TV series, Vaughn is also reportedly planning an early 20th century prequel called Kingsman: The Great Game.
This period prequel will offer an insight into the early days of the top secret organisation, centred around the time of World War I.
According to Screenrant, there are also plans in motion for a spin-off movie about Kingsman’s American counterpart, Statesman.
I want kingsman 3 to happen but that'll be the last one and I'll miss soft butterfly secret agent Harry and his son Eggsy and nO I DON'T WANT IT CANCEL IT
— I left (@shironigans) August 10, 2018
Fans are understandably very excited, anticipating what the upcoming sequel could hold, with plenty of speculation over potential Conrad casting choices.
One person gushed:
Can you believe Kingsman 3 starts filming in early 2019, i’ve finally been blessed, my prayers have been answered. [sic]
However, another film buff expressed mixed feelings:
I want kingsman 3 to happen but that’ll be the last one and I’ll miss soft butterfly secret agent Harry and his son Eggsy and nO I DON’T WANT IT CANCEL IT. [sic]
It'll be so sad to say goodbye to Eggsy but I think they're making the right decision to end the story with #Kingsman3. I actually wish they never went stateside with #Kingsman2 because it kinda pooped on the amazingness of #Kingsman1. I wanted them to go back to their roots
— Hema Malik (@Hema_ByrnesArmy) August 10, 2018
Filming is said to begin in January 2019, which means it’s a pretty tight production schedule for a November release.
It’s looking to be well worth the wait.
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