Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Avengers: Age of Ultron) and Gemma Arterton (Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters) have joined the cast of the upcoming prequel to Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman series, The Great Game.
Though no details about their characters have been revealed, they’re joining a cast that also includes Harris Dikinson, Ralph Fiennes, Daniel Bruhl, Charles Dance, Rhys Ifans, and Matthew Goode. Vaughn returns to his role as director, and is co-writing the film with Jane Goldman.
The franchise has been loosely based on the 2012 Marvel comic by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, The Secret Service, which saw two sequels in 2017 and 2018, The Big Exit and The Red Diamond.
Kingsman: The Great Game is set to be a prequel to the previous two films in the franchise, Kingsman: The Secret Service and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. It currently has a planned release date of November 9, 2019.