Matthew Vaughn directing a comic book adaptation from Mark Millar – we knew it was coming, but that all still sounds awesome to us.
Twentieth Century Fox have released the first image from Kingsman: The Secret Service – the comic was just called The Secret Service – with Colin firth as Uncle Jack.
Here’s the press release:
Twentieth Century Fox are delighted to announce the theatrical release of KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE in the UK and Ireland on 17th October. Directed by Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass) and starring Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), Samuel L. Jackson (Captain America: The First Avenger), Taron Egerton (The Smoke, Lewis) and Michael Caine (The Dark Knight Rises).
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn, KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Screenplay by Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, based upon the comic book by Mark Millar & Dave Gibbons and produced by Matthew Vaughn, David Reid, Adam Bohling.