Shortly after Kick-Ass hit theaters in 2010, plans for a sequel were already under way, since it made just under $100 million worldwide from a $28 million production budget. The follow-up Kick-Ass 2 didn't do quite as well, though, earning just over $60 million worldwide from a $24 million budget, leaving the future of the franchise in question.
Mark Millar, who co-created the comic book series with John Romita Jr., revealed in a new interview with Comic Book Resources that he isn't quite sure if Kick-Ass 3 will happen or not."I can tell you exactly where we're at. I'm always 100% straight up with these things -- to the point where I'm always revealing stuff two or three years before it's supposed to get out. I know I told you immediately after we got the first weekend after Kick-Ass came out that we were doing Kick-Ass 2. And (Kick-Ass director) Matthew (Vaughn had engaged (Kick-Ass 2 director) Jeff (Wadlow) by the following September, but no official announcement was made until the following year. But what you can always do is look at the opening box office to see how much money it's going to take in and see what the development possibilities will be.Read More
When Kick-Ass 2 hits theaters this August, fans will get to see comic book creators Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. in cameo roles, and we have proof with two new photos. Mark Millar is playing a member of Justice Forever alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Kick-Ass, while John Romita Jr. is one of the baddies in The Toxic Mega C---s, formed by Christopher Mintz-Plasse's The Mother F---er in a massive fight scene. Take a look at the photos, then read on for John Romita Jr. speaking about how the cameos came to be.
Kick-Ass 2 was released August 16th, 2013.Read More
Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall will turn Red Mist into the Mother F*cker I just got off the phone with Kick-Ass comic book co-creator John Romita Jr., where we talked about the new DVD and Blu-ray release that just hit the shelves. Of course, I still wanted to know more about the impending sequel, Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall, particularly about the villain in the film. He mentioned in an interview we did with him back in April that the new villain would be called Mother F*cker, and I just had to know more about that. As it turns out, Mother F*cker is what Christopher Mintz-Plasse's Red Mist evolves into for the sequel. Here's what he had to say about this new villain... and what he used to be called.
I believe you said in an earlier interview with my co-worker that the villain was going to be called Mother F*cker.Read More