Rowan Atkinson is once again using his own car. This time it's an Aston Martin V8 Vantage classic. In an interview, Atkinson told that he bought the car just six months before shooting, and had the car in mind for the film.
Emma Thompson's supporting role was kept a secret during filming. Her appearance was first revealed in the theatrical trailer.
Legendary actors Charles Dance, Michael Gambon, and Edward Fox appear as guest stars playing three old agents. Dance, Gambon, and Fox all have ties to the James Bond franchise. Michael Gambon was asked to audition to replace George Lazenby as Bond in Diamonds Are Forever (1971), but declined the offer. Charles Dance played Claus in For Your Eyes Only (1981) and was considered for the part of Bond, but declined to audition. Dance later also played Bond creator Ian Fleming in Goldeneye (1989). Finally, Edward Fox played M in Never Say Never Again (1983), which also featured Rowan Atkinson (in his feature film debut) as Nigel Small-Fawcett.
Olga Kurylenko plays a spy in this movie, which is a spoof on secret agent James Bond, and also starred as Camille, the main Bond girl in Quantum of Solace (2008), the twenty-second entry in the James Bond 007 franchise.
It's rumored that this will be the last Johnny English movie and that Rowan Atkinson will play the role for the last time after 15 years.
Ben Miller reprises his role as Bough from Johnny English (2003). He didn't appear in the first sequel, Johnny English Reborn (2011), as his scene was cut from the film.
This is the only Johnny English film which doesn't have extra content during ending credits.
Rowan Atkinson played Nigel Small-Fawcett, James Bond's MI6 contact in the Bahamas, in Never Say Never Again (1983).
Will be released seven years after Johnny English Reborn (2011) and 15 years after Johnny English (2003).
When English and Bough are infiltrating the meeting pretending to be part of the Scotish musicians, the tune English is playing is a very off-key version of "My Bonnie lies over the ocean", a very popular Scottish song outside of Scotland and quite possibly the only one he knows.
The road with tight bends in the South of France which appeared in the James Bond films as well as the first Johnny English film features again in this film.
Emma Thompsons husband Greg Wise played a small role as Agent One in the first part Johnny English (2003).
The film is produced by Rowan Atkinson, who reprises his role as the title character.
Pauline McLynn whom is famous for playing Mrs. Doyle in the Channel 4 Irish sitcom Father Ted (1995) makes a cameo in the movie as Mrs. Trattner, the driving student whom Johnny commandeers the driving school car in the car chase between him and Volta.
Rowan Atkinson and Emma Thompson both starred in the romantic comedy Love Actually (2003)
Charles Dance and Michael Gambon, who play two of the prospective agents to take the case, previously appeared together in Ali G Indahouse (2002) as the Deputy Prime Minister and Prime Minister, respectively.
Johnny wearing the knight's armor was a nod to Rowan Atkinson's 1980s medieval sitcom The Black Adder (1982).
Emma Thompson, portraying the Prime Minister of the UK, played the Prime Minister's sister in the romantic comedy Love Actually (2003). Then, the Prime Minister was played by Hugh Grant.