The King’s Man Star Thinks His Character Could Appear in Future Sequels

The MCU’s Daniel Brühl jumps across to the The King’s Man in a “pivotal” role he hopes will reappear in other films in the Kingsman franchise.

Daniel Brühl, who is finally set to appear in The King’s Man this December, has hinted his character may appear again in potential sequels. A prequel to the hit Kingsman films helmed by X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn, The King’s Man was originally slated to be released in November 2019. Since then, the film has experienced a several delays, first owing to release date reshuffling after Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, and then later due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than two years after its original release slot, the film is finally set to hit theaters on December 22.

Based on the comic-book series created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, 2015’s Kingsman: The Secret Service film was an unequivocal box office success, pulling in over $414 million worldwide against an original budget of $81 million. Meanwhile, both critics and audiences alike openly praised the film for its comedic take on the spy genre, a stark contrast to the far more serious tones adopted by contemporary spy films like the James Bond and Jason Bourne franchises. In 2018, one year after the release of the movie’s sequel, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Vaughn announced that a prequel starring Ralph Fiennes and Harris Dickinson would be set during the early 20th century and depict the formation of the Kingsman intelligence agency.

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