Jim Carrey confirmed for Kick Ass – 2
Jim Carrey, theonetime Mask and Riddler, will once again play a comic book character on the bigscreen.
Last week, director Jeff Wadlow tweeted a hint that they hadofficially cast the role of the Colonel for Kick-Ass 2, without naming names. This week, we finally got confirmation when creator Mark Millar took to his forum to announce the casting. He expressed his excitement,revealing that he’s a big fan of Jim Carrey and that they’ve been in talks with him to join the cast for then Kick Ass sequel for two years, although they were originally unsure of what role he’d be playing. For those of you unfamiliar, Colonel Stars is one of the founding members of the superhero team Justice Forever that’s inspired by the heroics of Kick-Ass, who later joins the group himself.
Millar also teased that another big actor would be announced soon for the role of Red Mist’s Uncle, Ralphie. He also revealed that the film would follow the storyline between the comics Hit-Girl #1 and Kick-Ass 2 #7 with Hit-Girl bridging the gap between the two films, as she’ll be the focus of the first 30 minutes of the sequel.
So are you excited to see Jim Carrey join the Kick-Ass 2 cast and what big star do you think will play Uncle Ralphie? Give us your predictions below.