Argylle, Matthew Vaughn’s Bond-Style Spy Movie, Sold to Apple TV+, for $200 Million Reportedly


Argylle is headed to Apple TV+ for $200 million (about Rs. 1,484 crores). Apple has purchased worldwide rights to Matthew Vaughn’s subsequent spy movie based mostly on creator Ellie Conway’s soon-to-be-launched spy novel of the identical title. If you might be questioning Apple is paying $200 million on an unestablished property, that is possible thanks to Vaughn’s credentials and the stacked solid. Henry Cavill, Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, John Cena, Samuel L. Jackson and singer Dua Lipa (additionally composer) are hooked up to star in Argylle. Vaughn is finest recognized for Kingsman: The Secret Service, X-Men: First Class, and Kick-Ass.

“I’m thrilled to team with Apple and bring the most compelling spy thriller I’ve ever read to the only streaming service that can create a franchise of this scale and quality for global audiences to experience,” Vaughn mentioned in a press release to Deadline that first introduced phrase of Argylle being offered to Apple TV+. Though Apple confirmed the deal as nicely, it would not say how a lot it had paid for Argylle. This continues Apple’s relationship with Vaughn’s Marv Films, following the acquisition of the Tetris biopic concerning the recreation’s growth, led by Taron Edgerton.

Vaughn will direct Argylle for Apple TV+ based mostly off a screenplay by author Jason Fuchs. Argylle (the e-book) is slated to be revealed September 29, 2022 by Penguin Random House’s division Transworld Publishers. The Kingsman director can be a producer on Argylle the movie alongside Adam Bohling and David Reid. Zygi Kamasa, Carlos Peres, Claudia Vaughn and Adam Fishbach will function government producers on Argylle. There is not any phrase on when filming is predicted to start on Vaughn’s subsequent spy flick.

For Apple, Argylle turns into yet one more big-money acquisition. It is forking $200 million for Martin Scorsese’s subsequent movie, Killers of the Flower Moon, which options Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Appe TV+ has paid $120 million (about Rs. 890 crores) for the Will Smith-led slavery thriller Emancipation. Both movies are at the moment in manufacturing. Killers of the Flower Moon will launch in theatres first (as Paramount Pictures can be on board) earlier than heading to Apple TV+. And there’s additionally Ridley Scott’s Kitbag, that stars Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon Bonaparte and Jodie Comer as his spouse.

While all these movies appear to be one and executed, Argylle is predicted to launch a 007 Bond-style franchise. The $200 million is simply for the primary image although, rivalling numbers for Knives Out sequels that have been offered to Netflix not too long ago, regardless of being an all-new property.

Photo credit: Dua Lipa picture by Daniel Åhs Karlsson, Bryce Dallas Howard picture by Dick Thomas Johnson, and John Cena picture by Gage Skidmore licensed underneath Creative Commons. Bryan Cranston picture by Matt Petit, Sam Rockwell picture by Kyusung Gong, Henry Cavill picture by Greg Harbaugh, and Samuel L. Jackson picture by John Farrell courtesy of AMPAS. Catherine O’Hara picture courtesy CBC.


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