Matthew Vaughn's Argylle begins production, Ariana DeBose joins cast
Vaughn is directing from a script written by Jason Fuchs
Matthew Vaughn's new spy action film Argylle has officially begun principal photography in Europe, and the star-studded list of actors has added yet another number to their ranks. Ariana DeBose of Schmigadoon! fame has been cast in the feature that is produced by Apple Original Films and Vaughn's MARV Studios.
DeBose will star in the upcoming film alongside the previously-announced cast that includes Henry Cavill, Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, John Cena, and Samuel L. Jackson. Pop star Dua Lipa, who makes her acting debut in Argylle, will also provide original music for the film's title track and score. The details about their roles has not yet been confirmed.
The film, which is based on the as-of-now-unreleased spy novel of the same name by Ellie Conway, follows the world's top spy known as Argylle as he is caught up in a worldwide adventure. Argylle is the first of at least three films in a planned franchise and will be set in various locations including the United States and London.
Vaughn is directing from a script written by Jason Fuchs. The film is produced by MARV and Vaughn’s regular collaborators Adam Bohling and David Reid, as well as Fuchs. Zygi Kamasa, Carlos Peres, Claudia Vaughn, and Adam Fishbach are serving as executive producers.
The release date is yet to be announced.