Samuel L. Jackson Will Play The Villain In Matthew Vaughn's 'The Secret Service'

by Tambay A. Obenson
August 1, 2013 8:42 PM
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Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of director Matthew Vaughn's The Secret Service.

Jackson joins Colin Firth and Taron Egerton in the film, which is based on a comic series by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Dave Gibbons, and which centers on a seasoned Secret Service agent who takes a younger agent under his wing as they investigate the murder of every resident of a small town and a mysterious secret involving Mount Everest.

Samuel L. Jackson has signed up to play the villain.

Production is expected to start this fall, with Marv Films financing and producing the film, with Vaughn and Jane Goldman adapting the graphic novel.

One of the hardest working men in showbiz, Samuel L. Jackson's upcoming slate of films is loaded, and includes films like Robocop, OldboyBarely LethalBig Game, the live-action remake of Yasuomi Umetsu’s Japanese anime film Kite, to name a few.

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  • CareyCarey | August 1, 2013 10:00 PMReply

    LET'S GET READY TO RUUUUUUMMMBLE! In the red corner, the contrarian assassin Armond White. In the blue corner, wearing gold chains... the highest grossing film actor of all time, Samuel Leroy "Uncle Tom" Jackson!

    I'm just sayin'... if Mr. White called me the ultimate Uncle Tom, we'd have to fight or sumtin'.

    I remember Tambay saying if Samuel Jackson was asked to respond to that mess, he could only imagine his reply would be something like, "Man, I don't give a f*ck about Armond White", but here we go again. Samuels' playing another dysfunctional black villain who Armond hates with a passion, so what's up, will Samuel go down like a punk?

    But I am wondering who would win a fist fight between the two big hitters? Armond is from the tough streets of Detroit, the home of Thomas "The Hit Man" Hearns. But, I think Samuel has a secret weapon that has serve him well, in past battles. Well, during childhood, he had a stuttering problem, which he conquered by developing an affinity for the use of the curse word, motherfucker, in his vocabulary. Yep, we've all heard Samuel say that word with a passion all his own.

    So I'd pick the intimidating black man who's noted for saying MOTHERF*CKER real good, over a dreadlocks wearing contrarian, any day.

  • CC | August 2, 2013 1:31 PM

    Then go ahead and vomit, what's stopping you? At least you'd have something to say "ACK"... "GACK"... "ARGH" and "BARF" other than I wanna vomit.

  • BoredByYou | August 2, 2013 11:49 AM

    Everytime you comment, I wanna vomit.

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