Posted on Monday, March 18th, 2013 by Angie Han
The first Kick-Ass featured but a handful of costumed heroes and villains, but Kick-Ass 2 will introduce us to a whole lot more. The Jeff Wadlow-directed sequel sees Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Hit-Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) joining forces with the do-gooder team Justice Forever, while Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) refashions himself The Mother Fucker and amasses an evil army of his own.
A new series of character posters offers a closer look at the three returning players, while introducing us to three new faces: Mother Russia (Olga Kurkulina) and Black Death (Daniel Kaluuya) on the side of bad, and Night-Bitch (Lindy Booth) on the side of good. Check them out after the jump, but be warned that Red Mist’s new name makes them NSFW for language.
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To the delight of fans everywhere, Kick-Ass 2 is well into pre-production, with filming scheduled to start September 10. Jeff Wadlow is directing the sequel to the 2010 cult-hit with Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse all reprising their roles. Newcomers include John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Morris Chestnut and Robert Emms. Jim Carrey was rumored for a cameo, but that’s still up in the air.
The latest addition is Lindy Booth, who worked with Wadlow on his film Cry_Wolf. She’s in talks to play Night Bitch, one of the new superheros, minus the super, inspired by Kick-Ass who forms an Avengers-type group called Justice Forever. Read more after the jump. Read More »