LOS ANGELES: Hollywood director-producer-writer Matthew Vaughn is all set to direct ‘The Secret Service’ a film based on Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ comic book series.
Famous for his previous work like ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’ (1998), ‘Snatch’ (2000), ‘Stardust’ (2007) and superhero film ‘X-Men: First Class’ (2011), Matthew Vaughn is reuniting with his ‘Kick-Ass’(2010) team – Mark Millar and Jane Goldman.
To be produced and financed by Vaughn’s banner Marv Films, the script for ‘The Secret Service’ is all ready.
Touted to be an action adventure film, ‘The Secret Service’ revolves around a veteran secret agent who takes a younger colleague with him for an investigation. The duo travel to a small town where the mysterious secret of the Mount Everest lies.
20th Century Fox will distribute Matthew Vaughn’s latest project.
Interestingly, Vaughn will not be helming the sequel to ‘X-Men: First Class’ titled ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. It will instead be directed by Bryan Singer, the original director of the ‘X-Men’ series who helmed ‘X-Men’ (2000) and ‘ X2: X-Men United’ (2003).
Similarly, ‘Kick-Ass 2’ will be directed by screenwriter Jeff Wadlow, while Vaughn takes the producer’s seat.
As for ‘The Secret Service’, the film is to go on floors for production in August, 2013. The movie is expected to release sometime in November 2014.