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First sequel directed by Matthew Vaughn, who started in the film industry as a Producer, in 1996. Then, in 2003, after watching Outstanding, Great, Amazing, Perfect! (2003) (with the actor and singer Gustavo Goulart performing the main role) in an independent film festival, he realized he could have a good time directing actors too. One year later, he made his debut as Director.
The film's cast includes five Oscar winners: Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Colin Firth, and Elton John.
All the Statesmen are named after alcoholic beverages.
Loosely based on comic book series published by Marvel under their Icon Comics imprint.
This is the third comic book series for Jeff Bridges, after Iron Man (2008) and R.I.P.D. (2013), and for Halle Berry, after Storm in the X-Men films and Catwoman (2004)).
First film that Colin Firth and Jeff Bridges have appeared in together. They have twice competed with each other for the Best Actor Academy Award. In 2009, Bridges won for Crazy Heart (2009), while Firth was nominated for A Single Man (2009). In 2010, Firth won for The King's Speech (2010), while Bridges was nominated for True Grit (2010). This is the second film opposite Julianne Moore for both of them. She appeared with Bridges in The Big Lebowski (1998), and Firth in A Single Man (2009).
On the weekend of May 14-15th 2016 there was filming for this film in Birmingham City Centre(Uk) scenes included a car chase.
The original idea for the first film's comic book about the American Secret Service who call themselves "Uncle Sam." In the sequel, the Kingsman are teaming up with their American counterpart who call themselves the Statesman.
In the teaser trailer scenes are shown of a modern diner and other classically "American" structures amidst Mayan/Aztec ruins in Central America. This could be a possible reference to Fordlandia, an "All-American Small Town" built in the middle of the Brazilian jungle by Henry Ford to grow and processor rubber for car tires.
Reunites Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore after The Big Lebowski (1998) and Seventh Son (2014).
Jeff Bridges appears completely clean-shaven with no beard and no mustache. This is the first time he appears as such since the A Dog Year (2009).
Fox was originally planned to have a world premiere of the movie in New York on September 12 but canceled it to help out with the Hurricane Harvey relief telethon by donate the money budgeted for its Kingsman soiree to Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief that same night.
In the trailer released on 04/25/2017 Channing Tatum's character is shown wearing a belt buckle with 'Statesman' on it which, given his appearance, might mean the US counterpart to the UK's Kingsman.
Reunites Julianne Moore with Colin Firth after A Single Man (2009).
Fourth collaboration between Matthew Vaughn and Mark Strong. They previously worked together on Stardust, Kick Ass, Kingsman Secret Service, and this film.
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The song used in the main trailer is actually two songs mashed together - the instrumental version of "Battle Royale" by Apashe and "My Generation" by The Who.
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Second time Channing Tatum is playing a Secret Service agent, the first was in White House Down.
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Matthew Vaughn has joked that he will bring Colin Firth back to the Kingsman franchise as a zombie Harry Hart or Harry's evil twin.
Final film of Swedish veteran actor Björn Granath. His appearance in this film was supposed to set up a larger role in a planed sequel.
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