A new casting rumor from ThatHashtagShow has us super excited. They are reporting that Brad Pitt and Rachel Weisz are circling roles in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Great Game.
A prequel that is set during World War I. It had been previously reported that Ralph Fiennes and Harris Dickinson (playing Conrad) would take the lead roles.
Rachel might be eyed for the role of Conrad’s nanny Polly and Pitt is being eyed for the film’s villain Rasputin.
Their connection to the Matthew Vaughn project wouldn’t be terribly shocking.
Both Brad and Rachel have connections to director Matthew Vaughn. Pitt produced Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2 with his production company Plan B. Rachel Weisz is the wife of fellow actor Daniel Craig, one of Craig’s early breakout roles pre-Bond was in Vaughn’s crime flick Layer Cake and she was the co-star of Ralph Fiennes in The Constant Gardener.
Kingsman: The Great Game is currently without an official release date but is expected to be shot back-to-back with Kingsman 3 (set to begin filming in January). The former has been set by 20th Century Fox for a release date of November 8th, 2019.