Shortly after Kingsman: The Secret Service turned a field workplace hit final February, there was already speak of a sequel, with author-director Matthew Vaughn teasing that he was engaged on the script. The filmmaker additionally stated he was considering on whether or not or not he ought to convey again Colin Firth‘s Harry Hart, who was killed in the direction of the top of the primary film, though plans to convey him again for the sequel have since been discarded. At this time, Deadline stories that a totally different seemingly-deceased character, Edward Holcroft‘s Charlie Hesketh, might be again for Kingsman 2.
Whereas it is not recognized if Edward Holcroft is returning as Charlie Hesketh or maybe enjoying a totally totally different character, he joins a Kingsman 2 forged that features Taron Egerton, reprising his position as Eggsy, Julianne Moore as the brand new villain and Halle Berry because the head of the CIA. twentieth Century Fox has already issued a June sixteen, 2017 launch date for the sequel, with manufacturing scheduled to start later this yr. Taron Egerton is presently filming Robin Hood: Origins, and he’s anticipated to maneuver instantly from that film to Kingsman 2.
Within the unique Kingsman: The Secret Service, Edward Holcroft‘s Charlie Hesketh was one of many Kingsman candidates who went via coaching with Eggsy and Roxy (Sophie Cookson). Each Eggsy and Charlie had a contentious relationship all through the coaching program, and he was one of many remaining three candidates, alongside Eggsy and Roxy. Charlie was thought to have died after the nefarious Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson) activated his Merlin program, which brought on those that had the Merlin chip implanted to have their heads actually explode.
It is not recognized but if Sofia Boutella, Sophie Cookson, Mark Robust and Michael Caine will reprise their roles from the primary film, however we’ll certainly discover out extra concerning the forged as we get nearer to manufacturing beginning. Kingsman: The Secret Service director Matthew Vaughn is returning to helm the sequel, working from a script he co-wrote together with his spouse and frequent collaborator, Jane Goldman. When Halle Berry signed on final week, it was revealed that she truly signed a two-image deal, sparking rumors of a Kingsman trilogy.
Edward Holcroft made his appearing debut in 2014’s Vampire Academy, earlier than touchdown the position of Charlie in Kingsman: The Secret Service. He has since gone on to star within the critically-acclaimed British collection Wolf Corridor, and London Spy. He’ll subsequent be seen on the large display in The Sense of an Ending, alongside Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Dockery, Emily Mortimer and Jim Broadbent.