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  • This movie reunited Aaron Taylor-Johnson and writer, producer, and director Matthew Vaughn, who previously worked together on Kick-Ass (2010). Incidentally, in the comics, the characters from Kick-Ass and Kingsman: The Secret Service (both co-created by Mark Millar) exist in the same universe.
  • Nicholas Cage, Brad Pitt, and Rachel Weisz were being considered for roles.
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson was offered the role of Gary "Eggsy" Unwin in Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), but he declined.
  • 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).
  • The second "Kingsman" movie to be released the same year as a James Bond movie. This movie premiered the same year as No Time to Die (2020), whereas Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) made its theatrical debut the same year as Spectre (2015). The Kingsman film franchise is a modern take on James Bond. Writer, producer, and director Matthew Vaughn has described his Kingsman movies as a love letter to the old-time James Bond movies.
  • Matthew Goode, Benedict Cumberbatch and Charles Dance appeared in The Imitation Game (2014).
  • This movie was delayed from November 15, 2019 to February 14, 2020. It was delayed again to September 18, 2020.
  • The second time that Grigori Rasputin was depicted as a comic book villain. The first time was in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy (2004).
  • Matthew Goode's second comic book movie performance. His first was playing Adrian Veidt/Ozymandius in Watchmen. It should also be noted that both films are NOT set in the mainstream Cinematic Universe that their companies distribute. Watchmen is distributed by DC but not considered a part of the DCEU nor is The King's Man part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Second comic book portrayal of notorious German WWI General Erich Ludendorff, who was previously a villain in Wonder Woman played by Danny Huston.
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