Ralph Fiennes has praised Matthew Vaughn for “rewriting the film spy manual”.
The 57-year-old actor stars as the Duke of Oxford in Matthew’s upcoming movie ‘The King’s Man’, which is a prequel to the other movies in the ‘Kingsman’ franchise, which Matthew directs, writes, and produces.
And after also starring in three James Bond movies as M, Ralph has said the two spy franchises could not be more different, as Matthew has completely “redefined” the genre for the ‘Kingsman’ franchise.
When asked how the two franchises compare, Ralph said: “Matthew Vaughn rewrites the film spy manual by his style and by his imagination. He is a very individual voice in this world. I think he was initially inspired by Bond but he’s redefined it.
“For me there is a kind of wit, there’s humour. It’s slightly outrageous in the other, earlier films – stuff that teased the politically correct faction, which I got a lot of pleasure out of! And Matthew owns it.
“I think to have…