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First sequel directed by Matthew Vaughn, who started in the film industry as a Producer, in 1996. Then, in 2003, after watching Outstanding, Great, Amazing, Perfect! (2003) (with the actor and singer Gustavo Goulart performing the main role) in an independent film festival, he realized he could have a good time directing actors too. One year later, he made his debut as Director.
Mark Strong, who plays Merlin, provides the voice-over for Vue Cinemas in the UK and Ireland with regards to cinema etiquette. Exclusively for " Kingsman: The Golden Circle " screenings, he delivers it in his Scottish Merlin accent and with the odd profanity thrown in!
In the closing credits it reads, "Dope Thanks to Samuel L Jackson". Jackson played Richmond Valentine, the first films villain and was briefly shown in this film as part of a flashback scene, Jackson did not however actually film any scenes in the sequel.
The film's cast includes five Oscar winners: Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Colin Firth, and Elton John.
The robot dogs Bennie and Jet are most likely a reference to Elton John's song "Bennie and the Jets".
The original cut ran 80 minutes longer.
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Taron Egerton was one of the final two actors along with Alden Ehrenreich in contention for the lead role in the Untitled Han Solo Movie but was forced to drop out when production for this film was greenlit sooner than expected.
Julianne Moore based her characterization of Poppy on Gene Hackman's performance as Lex Luthor in the Superman movies.
Second film of 2017 to feature John Denver's Country Roads (Take me home) in its soundtrack. The other film to feature the song is Logan Lucky which also coincidentally stars Channing Tatum.
All the Statesmen are named after alcoholic beverages.
Fox was originally planned to have a world premiere of the movie in New York on September 12 but canceled it to help out with the Hurricane Harvey relief telethon by donate the money budgeted for its Kingsman soiree to Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief that same night.
This marks the third time that actor Bruce Greenwood has played the United States President. He previously played President John F. Kennedy in "Thirteen Days" (2000) and a fictitious U.S. President in "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" (2007).
First film that Colin Firth and Jeff Bridges have appeared in together. They have twice competed with each other for the Best Actor Academy Award. In 2009, Bridges won for Crazy Heart (2009), while Firth was nominated for A Single Man (2009). In 2010, Firth won for The King's Speech (2010), while Bridges was nominated for True Grit (2010). This is the second film opposite Julianne Moore for both of them. She appeared with Bridges in The Big Lebowski (1998), and Firth in A Single Man (2009).
In the teaser trailer scenes are shown of a modern diner and other classically "American" structures amidst Mayan/Aztec ruins in Central America. This could be a possible reference to Fordlandia, an "All-American Small Town" built in the middle of the Brazilian jungle by Henry Ford to grow and processor rubber for car tires.
Reunites Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore after The Big Lebowski (1998) and Seventh Son (2014).
Loosely based on comic book series published by Marvel under their Icon Comics imprint.
Jeff Bridges appears completely clean-shaven with no beard and no mustache. This is the first time he appears as such since the A Dog Year (2009).
The original idea for the first film's comic book about the American Secret Service who call themselves "Uncle Sam." In the sequel, the Kingsman are teaming up with their American counterpart who call themselves the Statesman.
On the weekend of May 14-15th 2016 there was filming for this film in Birmingham City Centre(Uk) scenes included a car chase.
This is the third comic book series for Jeff Bridges, after Iron Man (2008) and R.I.P.D. (2013), and for Halle Berry, after Storm in the X-Men films and Catwoman (2004)).
The song used in the main trailer is actually two songs mashed together - the instrumental version of "Battle Royale" by Apashe and "My Generation" by The Who.
Fourth collaboration between Matthew Vaughn and Mark Strong. They previously worked together on Stardust, Kick Ass, Kingsman Secret Service, and this film.
Reunites Julianne Moore with Colin Firth after A Single Man (2009).
In the trailer released on 04/25/2017 Channing Tatum's character is shown wearing a belt buckle with 'Statesman' on it which, given his appearance, might mean the US counterpart to the UK's Kingsman.
Poppy's compound features a bowling alley. Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges appeared together in The Big Lebowski (1998), in which Bridges's character frequents a bowling alley.
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Second time Channing Tatum is playing a Secret Service agent, the first was in White House Down.
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A character named Alexander Easter was rumored to be the main villain.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Henry Jackman used the same music he created for X-Men First Class when Eggs is forcing Harry to regain his memory . The name of the music in First Class is Rage and Serenity and is shown when both Magneto (First Class) and Harry (Kingsman) are experiencing extreme emotional turmoil followed by calmness.
Matthew Vaughn has joked that he will bring Colin Firth back to the Kingsman franchise as a zombie Harry Hart or Harry's evil twin.
The original subtitle was The Golden Triangle, named after the area that borders Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. However, when the film was test screened three times, the filmmakers found out that no one in the test audience had heard of the area's geography nor the history with that title. It was then decided to change the word Triangle to Circle.
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Final film of Swedish veteran actor Björn Granath. His appearance in this film was supposed to set up a larger role in a planned sequel.

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