Sir Michael Caine joining cast of `The Secret Service`

Updated: Jul 17, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

London: Sir Michael Caine has signed up to play the role of a lead agent in the adaptation of comic book ` The Secret Service`, directed by Michael Vaughn.

The 80-year-old actor will undertake rigorous training for a series of combat sequences, choreographed by a team who previously worked with Jackie Chan, the Sun reported.

Caine will star alongside Colin Firth, whose character is a younger understudy under Caine`s wing for investigations.