Movie Report: Third ‘Kingsman’ in the works

Deadline is reporting Director Matthew Vaughn is working on the third “Kingsman” picture.

According to Deadline Hollywood, the third film will end the era of the two spies Eggsy, played by Taron Egerton and Harry, portrayed by Colin Firth. The series started with “Kingsman The Secret Service” in 2014 and continued with “The Golden Circle” in 2017.

Vaughn stated he plans to finish off Eggsy and Harry’s adventures with a finale in part three, Deadline reports. The film is expected to shoot either late 2019 or early 2020.

In addition to the third feature, Deadline also reports Vaughn is directing “Kingsman: The Great Game,” a prequel movie featuring Harris Dickinson and Liam Neeson. That picture is set for 2020.

As a whole, the “Kingsman” series is based on a comic book saga titled “The Secret Service” by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar.

Before “Kingsman,” Vaughn directed “X-Men: First Class” and “Kick-Ass.” Egerton is starring in the Elton John biopic “Rocketman,” releasing this weekend.

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At the box office this weekend, it was the new Disney adaptation “Aladdin” easily taking the top spot with an estimated $90 million. Coming behind was “John Wick 3” with $24.6 million and “Avengers Endgame” with $17.2 million. The latter is continuing its push to beat “Avatar” at the worldwide box office level.

The full top five was:

1. Aladdin – $90,400,000
2. John Wick 3 – $24,600,000
3. Avengers Endgame – $17,226,000
4. Detective Pikachu – $13,395,000
5. Brightburn – 7,865,000

For the upcoming weekend, new releases are the giant monster sequel “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” and the thriller “Ma.”

On the small screen, the only major home video release is:

  • Greta, my rating: 3.5 out of 5, Large Association of Movie Blogs rating: 3.08 out of 5, Rotten Tomatoes rating: 59%.
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Author: Matthew Liedke

I'm a reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer in Minnesota, and I also have a passion for the art of film. This passion led me to start writing about film in 2008. From 2008-2016 I wrote pieces at my own website, After the Movie Reviews. Then, from 2016-May 2018, my write-ups were featured on AreaVoices, a blog network run by Forum Communications Company. Today, I write film reviews and other pieces here on Word Press. More about me: I'm a 2009 graduate of Rainy River College and a 2012 graduate of Minnesota State University in Moorhead. At MSU, I studied journalism and film. Outside of movies, I enjoy sports, video games, anime and craft beers.

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