The film Kingsman: The Secret Service was the best tongue-in-cheek spy movie to come out in quite some time. Last month we got an awesome and telling new poster about Colin Firth’s character, plus we learned from a Channing Tatum tweet that Tatum himself would be joining cast Taron EgertonSophie Cookson, Edward Holcroft, Mark Strong and director Matthew Vaughn in the sequel, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

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This weekend the news was announced that Jeff Bridges would be joining the film. Like Egerton and Tatum, Jeff Bridges made his announcement via Twitter:

There’s no doubt we learn a bit about Bridge’s character with the text, “The only golden circle I want vexing me, is the one my glass leaves behind on the table.” We’ve also learned more about the sequel via Deadline:

Picking up from where the original film left off, Kingsman: The Golden Circle sees Chav-turned-superspy Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton) and his supervisor Merlin (Mark Strong) heading to the US to join forces with the “Statesman”, the Kingsman agency’s American counterparts, after the destruction of Kingsman HQ at the hands of evil mastermind Poppy (Julianne Moore). The film also sees the return of Colin Firth as Harry Hart (despite the character’s apparent death in the first outing), joined this time out by Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Edward Holcroft, Sophie Cookson, Pedro Pascal, and, no really, Sir Elton John.

Vaughn is directing the 20th Century Fox film from a script he cowrote with Jane Goldman. Kingsman: The Golden Circle hits theaters 16 June 2017.

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