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  • This movie reunites Aaron Taylor-Johnson and producer/director/writer Matthew Vaughn, who previously worked together on Kick-Ass (2010). And both comic books "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman: The Secret Service" were written by Mark Millar; the comics share the same universe, though that doesn't happen in the films.
  • Nicolas Cage, Brad Pitt, and [Rachel Weisz were considered for roles in the film.
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who plays Lee Unwin, was previously offered (but declined) the role of Lee's son Gary "Eggsy" Unwin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).
  • Tom Hollander previously played George V in The Lost Prince (2003). Additionally, here he also plays the British monarch's cousins Wilhelm II of Germany and Nicholas II of Russia. The physical resemblance between George and Nicholas has often been remarked upon.
  • This is a prequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).
  • Cast members appearing in this movie who have also appeared in the James Bond film franchise include Gemma Arterton, who was the Bond Girl Strawberry Fields in Quantum of Solace (2008), Charles Dance, who was the henchman Claus in For Your Eyes Only (1981), and Ralph Fiennes, who played M/Mallory in Skyfall (2012), Spectre (2015), and No Time to Die (2020). Also, Dance played Ian Fleming in the television movie Goldeneye (1989).
  • This movie was delayed from November 15, 2019 to February 14, 2020. It was delayed again to September 18, 2020.
  • This is the second comic-book feature portrayal of Russian historical figure Grigori Rasputin, after Hellboy (2004).
  • This is the second comic-book feature for Ralph Fiennes (after Alfred Pennyworth in The Lego Batman Movie (2017)), Gemma Arterton (after the lead role in Tamara Drewe (2010)), Matthew Goode (after Ozymandias in Watchmen (2009)), Tom Hollander (after Alfred Pennyworth in Harley Quinn (2019)), Stanley Tucci and Daniel Brühl (who respectively play Abraham Erskine and Helmut Zemo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films).
  • This is the second comic-book feature to be set around World War 1, after Wonder Woman (2017).
  • This is Djimon Hounsou's sixth comic-book role, after Papa Midnite in Constantine (2005), T'Çhalla in Black Panther (2010), Korath the Pursuer in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series, King Ricou in Aquaman (2018) and the Wizard in Shazam! (2019).
  • This is the third comic-book feature for Aaron Taylor-Johnson (after playing the lead role in the Kick-Ass films and Pietro Maximoff in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films) and Rhys Ifans (after playing McBunny in Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006) and the Lizard in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)).
  • The first film directed by Matthew Vaughn, Not to be co-written by Jane Goldman.
  • The film's working title was "The Great Game". This term was given to a political face-off between England and Russia in the 19th century.
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