It’s the smallest of small changes, but the final scene in this new cut of the first “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” trailer not only earns it a red band rating, it makes the entire teaser for the highly anticipated sequel that much more fun.
The sequel to 2015’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” inspired by the comic by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, the spy action-comedy brings Eggsy, Merlin and Roxy to the United States to join forces with Kingsman’s counterpart Statesman to save the world.
“Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy …
Reuniting director Matthew Vaughn with co-writer Jane Goldman, “The Golden Circle” also sees Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Sophie Cookson reprise their roles from the first film. They’re joined by Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Elton John, Channing Tatum and Jeff Bridges, among others. “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” opens Sept. 22.