“We’d like to bring them back”: Kingsman 3 Director Hints He Might Bring Back Nicolas Cage After Kick-Ass Reboot 

While announcing that the filming of Kingsman 3 has started, Matthew Vaughn also shared exciting details of a Kick-Ass reboot

Kingsman 3 Director Hints He Might Bring Back Nicolas Cage After Kick-Ass Reboot


  • Matthew Vaughn recently announced some good news for the fans of the movie series, Kick-Ass
  • The director stated that he is planning on bring the franchise back as it changed people's perception of superheroes
  • The franchise might later introduce some of the old characters including Nicolas Cage
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The Kingsman franchise is certainly one of the most distinctive and captivating franchises in recent times. It has a unique twist on the spy film genre, having amazing camera work, character development, and some of the most memorable and visually interesting action sequences. The mastermind behind the series, is the widely respected and talented director, Matthew Vaughn. It is quite surprising to find out that Kingsman is in his most well-known work. He has been a part of some extremely well-known and successful projects like the Kick-Ass series, The X-Men series, and Layer Cake.

Kingsman directed by Mathew Vaughn
Kingsman directed by Mathew Vaughn

Recently, Vaughn gave an interview, where he spoke on the third part of the Kingman series. While talking about this, giving the long-awaited updates about the status of the film, as well as what can be expected, he drifted from the subject, talking about another much-anticipated project. The director spoke on the Kick-Ass series, as well as teasing that one of the central stars of the series, Nicolas Cage, could, perhaps, come back.

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Kingsman Director Teases Kick-Ass Reboot

Kingsman 3 director, Matthew Vaughn, recently hosted a special panel at New York Comic Con, via ScreenRant, where he spoke a bit on what fans of the Kingsman franchise should expect from the upcoming third part of the series, whose title has been revealed to be Kingsman: The Blue Blood. After talking about this, the director went on to tease another upcoming project, a reboot of one of his most iconic projects, Kick-Ass.

Kick-Ass (2010)

“Next year we’re rebooting Kick-Ass and we’re making Kingsman 3… Kick-Ass sort of changed people’s perception of what a superhero film is at that time. So we’re doing it again.”

Kick-Ass was revolutionary for the superhero genre. The film series went against all of the laws of the genre and redefined the way it was seen. Being as significant as it was, it is no surprise that fans have been wanting it to be rebooted. With this, news, many get extremely excited, but Vaughn was quick to knock down their expectations.

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Could Nicolas Cage Be Returning?

Kick-Ass featured an impeccable cast, with actors like Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Evan Peters, and most famously, Nicolas Cage featuring in central roles in the series. With the announcement of the reboot, many fans were hoping to see these stars put on their costumes again soon, however, Matthew Vaughn stated that that would not be happening in the reboot.

Nicolas Cage
Cage as Big Daddy in Kick-Ass

So it’s none of the characters from the other Kick-Ass. We’d like to bring them back after the reboot, but this reboot is just going off on a tangent that I really can’t talk about. But it’s fun.”

He stated that this film would follow new characters and none from past projects. It wasn’t all bad news for fans who wanted to see actors like Cage back in their roles as Vaughn revealed that he would like to bring all of them back if he could in future projects, that would follow the initial reboot.

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