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THOSE sharp-suited super-spies are back and they have their sights on cracking America.
In Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the suave British agents head off to the States to meet their colonial cousins the Statesmen.
With the film out on Wednesday, rising Welsh star Taron Egerton talks us through the sequel to Matthew Vaughn’s 2014 hit…
Q: Was the success of the first movie a surprise?
A: I can’t sit here and say I knew it was going to be as big as it was, but I honestly always had faith in the script. It was a really original story directed by a man with Q: You nailed Eggsy’s accent perfectly. Did it take a lot of practice? A: It was really difficult – I can switch it off and on now, but it took hours of practice.
Q: How do you choose a project and is there anything you’ve turned down?
A: It’s as simple as if something feels right then it feels right. I wouldn’t do something where I felt the role was bland just for a big pay cheque.
Q: Have you ever worn one of the suits on a night out?
A: It was actually a Kingsman suit I wore to Q: Tell us about the Statesmen, how do they compare to the Kingsmen?
A: The Kingsmen didn’t even know the Statesmen existed, so the first part of the film is very much exploring a new world and finding out who The Statesmen are. By the end of the film it’s very much the Kingsmen saving the day again though.
Q: Is there a political angle to the film? A: There is definitely a political or presidential theme that runs through
SUPER BRAT: LaBeouf in full flow. Above, Stellan Skarsgard ■
CLASH OF TITANS: Riveting final is so tense the premiere of the first movie. I also got to keep one of those beautiful Bremont watches, but I’m so scared of losing it I hardly wear it.
incredible vision, so I wasn’t really surprised it done well.