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Channing Tatum to star in Kingsman sequel, Elton John still in talks

2016-04-14
Channing Tatum has announced that he will be joining the cast of upcoming spy film Kingsman: The Golden Circle, which is set for a release in June 2017. In the announcement tweet, Tatum attached a photo of the film's promotional poster and wrote "I'm about to get all up in that Golden Circle #Kingsman" The Golden Circle is a sequel to 2015's Kingsman: The Secret Service which starred Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Taron Egerton. Strong and Egerton will both be returning. Egerton, upon announcing the sequel on Twitter, strongly hinted that Colin Firth may be returning despite getting shot in the first film as a pair of his glasses are featured on the promotional poster. However Tatum isn't the only star to join the cast as Julianne Moore, Halle Berry and Pedro Pascal have all been announced to make an appearance in the film. The Hollywood Reporter states that Elton John is also in talks to join the cast. The sequel is said to follow Eggsy (Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) as they join forces with their American counterpart, Statesman, after the Kingsman secret service is destroyed by the films villain, Poppy, who will be played by Moore. Tatum is also rumoured to be starring alongside Jonah Hill for a Men in Black and Jump Street crossover film. More stories: