Kingsman 3 To Begin Filming In January 2019, With Two New Stars

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The third instalment of the Kingsman franchise will begin filming in January 2019.

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 has now been shed on the hotly anticipated sequel.

Taron Egerton and Colin Firth will be reprising their respective roles as Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin and Harry Hart/Galahad. Channing Tatum’s character of 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 will prove integral to the ongoing world-building within the expanding franchise.

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 will 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 is thought this character could well be played by screen legend Ralph Fiennes.

According to Collider, director Matthew Vaughn has big ambitions for this 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 spinoff movie about Kingsman’s American counterpart, Statesman.

Fans are understandably very excited as they anticipate what this 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.

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.

Looks like Kingsman 3 – and the historical prequel – should be well worth the wait.

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