In an interview with Collider, star Aaron Johnson spoke about the film and its dark take on super heroes.
“It’s pretty much set to go, this Fall. I think now Chloe (Grace Moretz) and Chris (Mintz-Plasse) are on board. I’m certainly set up to do it. Jeff Wadlow is to direct. Yeah, I think it’s going to happen.”
When asked if the film would be as hard-R as the first, he said, “Oh, yeah! It keeps the standard, from the first film.”
Johnson was also asked if he was surprised about all the anticipation for a sequel to the film: “Yeah, and I think that’s why Matthew Vaughn has got his name all over this one, as well. The only way he was ever going to make a sequel was if it could be anywhere close to the first one, and keep that class and that quality, and just maintain something original and new and refreshing. And this script delivers all of that, right now. I’m excited to get back in the suit.”
There has been no official word on a potential release date for the film.