VIDEO: A Real Bourbon Whisky Was Created Just for 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'

Never let it be said that director Matthew Vaughn doesn't strive for authenticity in his films.

A new featurette from 20th Century Fox for Kingsman: The Golden Circle has been released about the creation of a real life bourbon for the film from Old Forester. The distiller will introduce "Old Forester Statesman" to coincide with the films' Statesman, the American "cousin" to the British Kingsman, who use a distillery as a cover for their spy operations. The American spies are played by Jeff Bridges and Channing Tatum.


The video features insight from Vaughn himself along with comments from the distillers as well. Those scenes are intercut with footage from the movie. Old Forester Statesman will be available to drink this August.


Old Forester is introducing a new straight bourbon whiskey - named Old Forester Statesman. It will debut in the upcoming film Kingsman: The Golden Circle in theaters September 22 and will be available to drink this August.

“Kingsman: The Secret Service" introduced the world to Kingsman - an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents' strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that's becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy...

Written by Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, based upon the comic book by Mark Millar & Dave Gibbons


Cast: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, with Sir Elton John, Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges

In Theaters - September 22, 2017

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