The King's Man

The King's Man
  • 2021
  • UK / US
  • 2h 11min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
  • Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, Djimon Hounsou, Charles Dance
  • UK release: 26 December 2021

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A prequel to the Kingsman franchise set in the early part of the 20th Century.

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Rhys Ifans embraced 'larger than life' Rasputin in The King's Man

22 Dec 2021

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Rhys Ifans loved playing "larger than life" Rasputin in 'The King's Man'. The 54-year-old actor stars in the 'Kingsman' prequel film as the Russian historical figure and admits that he relished the challenge of bringing such a unique figure to life on…

Gemma Arterton teases surprises in The King's Man

20 Dec 2021

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Gemma Arterton has hinted that 'The King's Man' will contain some surprises. The 35-year-old actress plays Polly in the new movie – which serves as a prequel to the 'Kingsman' films – and revealed that director Matthew Vaughn has a few tricks up his…

Gemma Arterton star-struck by The King's Man cast

7 Dec 2021

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Gemma Arterton was "pinching herself" on a daily basis on the set of 'The King's Man'. The 35-year-old actress stars as Polly in the new 'Kingman's prequel movie and revealed that she was struggling to keep her composure because of the flick's starry…

Ralph Fiennes delighted to see The King's Man released in cinemas

7 Dec 2021

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Ralph Fiennes was delighted that Matthew Vaughn waited to release 'The King's Man' in the cinema. The 58-year-old actor stars in the new movie – which serves as a prequel to the 'Kingsman' films – and was glad that the director resisted the temptation…

Ralph Fiennes: Matthew Vaughn 'rewrote the film spy manual'

20 Sep 2020

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Ralph Fiennes has praised Matthew Vaughn for "rewriting the film spy manual". The 57-year-old actor stars as the Duke of Oxford in Matthew's upcoming movie 'The King's Man', which is a prequel to the other movies in the 'Kingsman' franchise, which…

Matthew Vaughn made Rhys Ifans eat Bakewell tarts during movie shoot

13 Sep 2020

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Matthew Vaughn kept making Rhys Ifans eat Bakewell tarts on the set of 'The King's Man'. The 49-year-old filmmaker revealed that the 'Notting Hill' star "ate 30 to 40 tarts" in the scene between Rasputin (played by Rhys) and the Duke of Oxford (Ralph…

The King's Man release delayed until 2021

28 Aug 2020

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'The King's Man' has had its release pushed back until 2021. Matthew Vaughn's spy flick, a prequel to the 'Kingsman' series, had been set for release in September but will now hit cinemas on February 26, 2021. It is the latest delay for the film – which…

King's Man director Matthew Vaughn removed x-rated Rasputin prosthetic from prequel

8 Aug 2020

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Matthew Vaughn removed Rasputin's penis from 'The King's Man'. The 49-year-old filmmaker admitted setting the highly anticipated prequel during World War I meant he had to make some editorial decisions when it came to the 'Kingsman' franchise's history…

Matthew Vaughn: The King's Man will plant 'seeds' for the third Kingsman film

4 Aug 2020

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'The King's Man' will sow "seeds" for the third 'Kingsman' film, director Matthew Vaughn has revealed. The 49-year-old filmmaker has helmed upcoming spy flick, which explores the origins of the Kingsman secret service, and has confirmed it will hint at…

Gemma Arterton wasn't excited by blockbuster role

31 Dec 2019

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Gemma Arterton didn't expect to enjoy working on blockbuster 'The King's Man'. The 33-year-old actress was hesitant about signing up for the latest instalment of the 'Kingsman' franchise because she had previously had "bad experiences" working on…

Gemma Arterton opens up about Kingsman: The Great Game character

28 Jun 2019

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Gemma Arterton says her 'Kingsman: The Great Game' character "runs things" in the film. The 33-year-old actress plays Polly the Nanny in Matthew Vaughn's forthcoming prequel film and although details of the role are sparse, Gemma has teased that her…

Kingsman: The Great Game release date gets pushed back

25 Feb 2019

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The release date for 'Kingsman: The Great Game' has been pushed back. The third installment of Matthew Vaughn's British spy franchise has been delayed by 20th Century Fox from November 15, 2019, to February 14, 2020, according to Deadline. Fox has…

Gemma Arterton joins cast of Kingsman: The Great Game

8 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Gemma Arterton has joined the cast of 'Kingsman: The Great Game'. The 33-year-old actress is set to star in the popular movie franchise's prequel and whilst most information is being kept a secret, it has been revealed that she will be playing a Nanny.

Ralph Fiennes to star in Kingsman prequel

28 Sep 2018

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Ralph Fiennes is set to star in a 'Kingsman' prequel. The 55-year-old actor has reportedly been cast in Matthew Vaughn's new story in his spy franchise which will take place before the events of the first two movies - 'The Secret Service' and 'The…

Kingsman 3 to start filming in January with new stars

10 Aug 2018

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'Kingsman 3' is reportedly set to start filming in January and is on the lookout for two new stars. The Matthew Vaughn-directed franchise is seeking a teen by the name of Conrad, who is the charming son of a British Duke, and an older lead male, with…

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