Heat Vision reports that Channing Tatum has joined the comic based sequel "Kingsman: The Golden Circle".
The actor tweeted conformation of the news:
Created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons--the comic book follows a seasoned Secret Service agent (Colin Firth) who takes a younger agent (Taron Egerton) under his wing as they investigate the murder of every resident of a small town and a mysterious secret involving Mount Everest.
Tatum's role is unclear as he was offered several with parts ranging from supporting roles to cameos, potentially including one in which he plays himself.
Egerton, Firth and Mark Strong are all returning for the latest chapter The newcomers to the franchise include Julianne Moore as the villain, Halle Berry as the head of Central Intelligence and Pedro Pascal as a lethal American agent. As reported earlier this week, Elton John is also in talks to join the pic.
Matthew Vaughn did a great job calling action on the 2014 action-spy film"Kingsman: The Secret Service" and returns to call action here too--using a script he script he co-wrote with Jane Goldman. The original film grossed a surprisingly healthy $415 million worldwide.
Production is slated to begin early May in London.