Egerton is drawing raves for bringing a quiet charisma and steely edge to the role of Eggsy, a London street rat recruited into the debonair ranks of England’s covert intelligence ops by Firth’s veteran agent.Kingsman movies he’s enlisted for, however, one thing’s for sure: We’re going to be seeing a lot of Taron Egerton in the years to come.Taran is Welsh for thunder, but as Egerton explained, “My mom is not a Welsh speaker, so she misspelled it and she put an ‘o’ instead of the second ‘a’ so now it’s Taron.But I like it, it’s quirky.”The first movie he saw at the theater was Bambi.do a few dive roles and things like that.” He celebrated getting the role with pizza and beer, but shortly thereafter, he had to endure three months of physical training before production began." data-reactid="29"Auditioning for Kingsman was “a long, drawn-out process.” Egerton had to meet with the filmmakers a half-dozen times over the course of five weeks, including a script reading at Matthew Vaughn’s home.do a few dive roles and things like that.” He celebrated getting the role with pizza and beer, but shortly thereafter, he had to endure three months of physical training before production began.
“That’s one of the real joys of Kingsman for me,” he said.
“We already had it on VHS, so I knew the songs,” he said.
“And while I don’t remember it, I’m reliably informed that there was a platform in front of the screen, and I got on there and sang ‘Drip Drip Drop Like April Showers’ during the movie.
He played the role of Q in the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre, and was the voice of Paddington Bear in the 2014 film, Paddington.
Kingsman: The Secret Service, the stylish new spy thriller from Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass), is chockfull of big names. Jackson, Sir Michael Caine, Mark Strong; even Mark Hamill shows up in a small role.
But the real star of the show is Taron Egerton, the 25-year-old Welsh actor making his movie debut in the first installment of what could very well be a franchise.