Henry Cavill’s Buzzy Spy Movie In Argyll Finally Gets 2024 Theatrical Release Date
Despite being developed as an Apple TV+ original movie, Henry Cavill’s upcoming spy thriller Argyll has announced an official 2024 theatrical release date. Boasting an all-star cast that also includes the likes of Sam Rockwell, Bryce Dallas Howard, John Cena, Bryan Cranston and Samuel L. Jackson, Argyll Singer-songwriter Dua Lipa will also appear after her first performance Barbie. First announced in June 2021, Apple TV+ went in later that year to pick up the rights in an impressive $200 million deal that is expected to be the start of an ongoing franchise.
According to a new report from Different, Apple has teamed up with Universal Pictures to give the upcoming film a theatrical release date before it starts streaming. Now set to hit theaters on February 2, 2024, the date for Argyllthe subsequent streaming release has yet to be announced. This latest move follows a growing trend for Apple, which has also set theatrical release dates for some of its other high-profile film projects, including Martin Scorsese. Killers of the Flower Moon and Ridley Scott Napoleon.
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Directed by The King’s Man director Matthew Vaughn, Argyll based on a yet-to-be-published novel by first-time author Ellie Conway. To be changed to a screen with Wonder woman penned by Jason Fuchs, this latest film sees Cavill take on the role of a world-class spy suffering from amnesia who is tricked into believing he is a top novelist. there Although Conway’s original book isn’t scheduled to be released until November 2023, Vaughn seems to have a lot of confidence in the material and hopes to expand the film adaptation into its own franchise.
Hailing Conway’s previous manuscript as one of the best spy thrillers he’s ever read, Vaughn has compared his approach to Argyll to ’80s action thrillers like A hard death and A deadly weapon. No stranger to high-octane spy drama adaptations, the director has admitted that the actor’s own flirtation with the James Bond franchise had a major influence on Cavill’s casting in the lead role. Explaining that he needed someone who could play Bond, Vaughn’s thoughts immediately turned to the The Man of Steel actor, who once auditioned for 007 and is still the preferred choice for the famous role.
With a great ensemble cast and an action packed building, the buzz is all around Argyll it’s only likely to grow as its new release date draws closer. Whether the film will spawn the franchise Vaughn hopes remains to be seen, but it already has the star power necessary to spark interest in a new rival to the James franchise. Bond. Fortunately, now audiences know when to judge for themselves.