Mark Millar has teased fans with a newly released nugget of narrative info on Kick-Ass 2 and it sounds like there’s a shift in focus from the first film.
Millar recently spoke about the follow-up to AskMen UK, and the comments will come in handy for anyone who hasn't ready the comic book's sequel.
“Kick-Ass was about a kid who loved superhero comics going out dressed up as a superhero and doing what he had always fantasized about doing. The sequel is more like A Clockwork Orange, about a bunch of little shits who are like “Oh my god there’s these superheroes out there, let’s go and [frick] them up,” said Millar.
"They dress up as super villains to try and find them and go about doing robberies and rapes dressed as super villains. Kick-Ass felt like what a real superhero would be like and Kick-Ass 2 is about what a supervillain would be like” he told AskMen UK.
Although it’s yet to be confirmed whether any of the original cast will be donning their capes and leotards anew, additions to the line-up are set to include two major new characters.
“Mother Russia [is] pumped up on steroids – she’s the ultimate killing machine. Then there’s an older superhero, a retired guy who’s fed up with the little shits in the neighborhood and forms a team of superheroes. I had Johnny Depp in mind when I was writing, but I said that in an interview, then the next day it went on like 500 websites.”
A return to the Kick-Ass 2 universe is a tasty enough prospect in itself, but it'll certainly be interesting to see what this she-villain and Depp-esque vigilante can bring to the table.
Source: AskMen UK
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