Universal Pictures is courting Jim Carrey to play Colonel Stars in their upcoming superhero sequel Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall. It is not known yet if the comedic actor will agree to the role.

The character helps form the superhero ensemble known as Justice Forever, which Kick-Ass (Aaron Johnson) becomes a part of. Chloe Moretz (Hit Girl), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Red Mist), Nicolas Cage (Big Daddy), and Yancy Butler (Angie D'Amico) will reprise their roles from Kick-Ass. New additions to the cast include John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Morris Chestnut, and Robert Emms.

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Jeff Wadlow (Never Back Down) is directing from his own screenplay, based on the comic book series created by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Production is scheduled to begin next month in Toronto.