Halle Berry in talks for Kingsman 2

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 11 March 2016
Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Halle Berry is being lined up to play the chief of the CIA in 'Kingsman: The Secret Service 2'

Halley Berry is in talks to join spy comedy 'Kingsman: The Secret Service 2'.

According to Deadline, the 49-year-old actress is in advanced negotiations with Fox for a two-picture deal to join the action/comedy franchise as the director of the CIA.

Matthew Vaughn is returning to direct following the impressive box office performance of the first film 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' which banked $415 million worldwide.

Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Sir Michael Caine and 26-year old Welsh actor Taron Egerton were amongst the movies stars.

The original 2014 movie was based on the comic book 'The Secret Service' and follows the training of a potential secret service agent to take on a global threat from Richmond Valentine - who was portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson.

Recent reports have indicated that Julianne Moore is in the frame to play the main villain in the sequel.

So far, it is not known if Firth or Strong will return for 'Kingsman 2'.

Taron will reprise his role of troubled youth turned special agent Gary 'Eggsy' Unwin and previously teased that the scrip is brilliant.

He said: "With 'Kingsman', we're shooting in the summer at present. There's a script, it's brilliant. Obviously there's only so much I can say but what I can say is that we shot the first one all in the UK, that won't be the case with the next one. It's a far more international story, we're going to some incredible places."

Fox has 'Kingsman: The Secret Service 2' is slated for a June 2017 release.

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