Some people say the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, those people are fools. For if anyone ever makes such a claim to me, I loudly scoff in their faces and quickly set ’em straight: the actual most wonderful time of the year is whenever a major movie studio drops a batch of new release dates without any titles attached to them. And today’s my lucky day, folks, because The Walt Disney Company has just reorganized its upcoming release schedule, and there are Untitled Marvel Movies as far as the eye can see. *sniffs* It’s beautiful. Read More »
Matthew Vaughn is no stranger to taking a beloved property and crafting a fresh, energetic origin story out of it. But this time, with The King’s Man, he gets to do it to his own movies. Vaughn’s Kingsman films, loosely based off of Mark Millar’s comic books, followed a fictional secret service organization that presented a hyperviolent twist on the concept of the gentleman spy. With his upcoming action spy film, The King’s Man, Vaughn gets to explore the origins of that secret service organization while paying homage to classic cinema.
Vaughn took the stage at 20th Century Fox’s New York Comic-Con panel Thursday with the stars of his upcoming film The King’s Man, Ralph Fiennes, Harris Dickinson, and Djimon Hounsou. Here’s what we learned at The King’s Man New York Comic-Con 2019 panel.
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We’ve already seen that the legendary Kingsman intelligence agency can survive pretty anything, whether it’s a mind-altering device that makes the entire world go crazy in Kingsman: The Secret Service or a dangerous drug epidemic in Kingsman: The Golden Circle. But now we’ll see how the Kingsman came to be such legendary protectors of the world in the agency’s origin story.
The King’s Man has franchise director Matthew Vaughn going back in time, with Ralph Fiennes taking the lead role as a World War I soldier who helps create the very first titular independent intelligence agency. But will Kingsman be as entertaining without those high-tech gadgets adding to the over the top, stylized action sequences? Find out in The King’s Man trailer that was just released. Read More »
So far, Disney‘s acquisition of 20th Century Fox is not turning out so well for the House of Mouse. Recently we heard that the studio would be scaling back the development of projects that were previously in the works at Fox, so much that only franchises like Avatar and Planet of the Apes would be moving forward. And now some new details about how Disney is proceeding after Fox’s disappointments have come to light, and it gives us even more of a cause for concern. Read More »
Before there was the Kingsman, there was the King’s Man. And who else better to play that singular person than Ralph Fiennes? Fiennes stars as a World War I soldier who helps create the very first independent intelligence agency in The King’s Man, the confusingly titled prequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service and its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The film takes place nearly a century before the events of those films, back in the days of the very first ruthless gentleman spies. Watch The King’s Man trailer below.
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In a series full of fun titles, the upcoming Kingsman prequel has another tongue-twister for you: The King’s Man. 20th Century Fox has revealed that the upcoming Kingsman prequel title is the somewhat confusing The King’s Man, which is set to arrive in theaters in February 2020. The prequel, which stars Ralph Fiennes (Harry Potter, Spectre) and up-and-comer Harris Dickinson (The Darkest Minds) will chronicle the origins of the well-dressed British intelligence agency.
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