Julianne Moore on Getting to Play the Villain in ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’

     September 20, 2017

With Matthew Vaughn’s fantastic movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle opening this weekend in North America, I got to sit down with Julianne Moore the other day for an exclusive video interview. As most of you know, Moore plays the villain in the Kingsman sequel and just like Samuel L. Jackson in the first film, her character says things that make sense, she is just willing to go a bit too far in making her dreams a reality.

During the interview Moore talked about how she was offered the role, her reaction to reading the crazy thing her character does at the beginning of the film, how her character at first glance is making good points but isn’t taking into consideration the human costs, if she had any deleted scenes, and she also gives me an update on David O. Russell’s upcoming TV show.

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Image via 20th Century Fox

Written by Jane Goldman and directed Matthew Vaughn, and based on the comic book by Mark Millar and Dave GibbonsKingsman: The Golden Circle also stars Colin FirthTaron EgertonMark StrongHalle Berry, with Sir Elton JohnChanning Tatum and Jeff Bridges. The sequel continues the story of Eggsy (Egerton) and his fellow Kingsman, who find themselves in a pickle when their headquarters is destroyed and the world is held hostage. They must subsequently journey across the pond to the U.S., where they team up with their American cohorts in Statesman to take down a common enemy.

Check out what Julianne Moore had to say in the player above and below is exactly what we talked about followed by the official synopsis.

Julianne Moore :

  • How did Matthew Vaugh ask her to be in the sequel?
  • Did her character change a lot during the development process?
  • Talks about how her character at first glance is making good points but isn’t taking into consideration the human costs.
  • What was her reaction to reading the crazy thing her character does at the beginning of the film?
  • Since Vaughn’s first cut of the film was over an hour longer did she have any deleted scenes and which one was she sad to see go?
  • Talks about David O. Russell’s upcoming TV show and how she’s going to film it next year.
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Image via 20th Century Fox

Here’s the official synopsis for the Kingsman sequel:

“Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy…

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