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Hit-Girl and Colonel Stars and Stripes have no qualms about getting up in peoples’ faces, and neither do these two new Kick-Ass 2 posters. Featuring Chloe Grace Moretz and Jim Carrey, the two character one-sheets show the Justice Forever members at their most intimidating.
The release of these images means we’ll likely be getting a whole slew of official character posters soon. Kick-Ass 2 has a loaded cast, with actors like Donald Faison playing Doctor Gravity and John Leguizamo playing Javier. Those two haven’t been featured very much in the trailers released for the upcoming comic book adaptation, so we’ll be surprised if they don’t get their own posters very soon.
Based on Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s miniseries and the Hit-Girl spinoff, Kick-Ass 2 picks up months after the 2010 action comedy. Kick-Ass forms alliances with other local heroes and joins Justice Forever, which discovers the Red Mist — rechristened “Motherfucker” — is gathering his own group of villains.
Directed by Jeff Wadlow, the sequel also stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Yancy Butler, John Leguizamo, Donald Faison, Lindy Booth, Andy Nyman, Morris Chestnut and Robert Emms. Kick-Ass 2 opens Aug. 16.