Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 spy action comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn and written by Jane Goldman and Vaughn. Based on the comic book series The Secret Service (later retitled to Kingsman) by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, the film serves as the second installment in the Kingsman film series and the sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014). The film features an ensemble cast consisting of Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Edward Holcroft, Hanna Alström, and Sophie Cookson, who reprise their roles from the first film, with Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, Elton John, Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges joining the cast. The film follows members of Kingsman needing to team up with their American counterpart, Statesman, after their organization is crippled and the world is held hostage by Poppy Adams and her drug cartel, "The Golden Circle".
|Kingsman: The Golden Circle|
|Directed by||Matthew Vaughn|
|Based on||The Secret Service|
by Mark Millar
|Edited by||Eddie Hamilton|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Box office||$410.9 million|
Kingsman: The Golden Circle premiered in London on 18 September 2017. It was theatrically released in the United Kingdom on 20 September 2017 and in the United States on 22 September 2017 by 20th Century Fox. It grossed $410 million worldwide against a budget of $104 million and received mixed reviews from critics, with the film's long running time targeted for criticism and its new characters and stylized action garnering polarized responses, though the acting and humor were praised.
A prequel, The King's Man, was theatrically released in the United States on 22 December 2021, while a sequel is scheduled for a 2023 release.