Kingsman 2 Gets A 2017 Release Date

20th Century Fox has officially slated the sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service for release on June 16, 2017.

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, based on the comic by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Gary "Eggsy" Unwin (Taron Egerton), whose late father secretly worked for a spy organization, lives in a South London housing estate and seems headed for a life behind bars. However, dapper agent Harry Hart (Colin Firth) recognizes potential in the youth and recruits him to be a trainee in the secret service. Meanwhile, villainous Richmond Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson) launches a diabolical plan to solve the problem of climate change via a worldwide killing spree.

Original director and co-writer Matthew Vaughn will return to write the sequel’s script, with Egerton reprising his role as Eggsy. Principal Photography is expected to begin in April.