"Kingsman 2" Enlists Halle Berry as Head of the CIA

Thu, March 10th, 2016 at 3:22pm PST | Updated: March 10th, 2016 at 3:32pm

Meagan Damore, Assistant Editor

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"Kingsman 2" is looking to recruit Halle Berry.

"X-Men" star Halle Berry is in talks with Fox to join "Kingsman 2" as the head of the CIA. Deadline reports that Fox is negotiating with Berry for a two-picture deal.

Berry is no stranger to comic book films. She starred as Storm in Bryan Singer's original "X-Men" trilogy as well as "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and played Selina Kyle in "Catwoman." She also appeared in the lead role of "Extant."

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The first "Kingsman" film was based on the Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons comic book series "The Secret Service." The comic does not have a sequel, making the film more of an open canvas. The "Kingsman" film defied box office expectations and made $414.4 million worldwide, from a $81 million production budget.

Matthew Vaughn is on board to return as director for Fox's "Kingsman" sequel, with Taron Egerton back to star. The film is scheduled to shoot this summer.

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