EXCLUSIVE: Halle Berry is in talks to join Kingsman 2, the Matthew Vaughn-directed sequel to the 2015 hit that launched Taron Egerton and grossed over $415 million globally for Fox. Berry is in talks to play the head of the CIA, and the discussion is for a two-picture deal, I’m told. This returns Berry to the Fox fold, where she played Storm in four X-Men films. Berry most recently starred in the Luis Prieto-directed thriller Kidnap, which is scheduled for May release by Relativity.

kingsman french movie posterVaughn and Jane Goldman wrote the script for the sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service, and reports have Julianne Moore also in the film. Kingsman 2 is set for release on June 16, 2017. Berry is repped by CAA and Management 360.