Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
27 March 2015
First Spectre Teaser Trailer Arrives
And James Bond will return to IMAX
New Quicksilver And Scarlet Witch Avengers: Age Of Ultron TV Spot
Meet the twins
New Terminator Genisys TV Spot Lands
J.K. Simmons discovers that it's not quite his apocalypse
The First Look At Ryan Reynolds' New Deadpool Is Here
With great power comes great irresponsibility
Southpaw Trailer Hits
Punch, it Louis Bloom
Shrek To Return For Puss In Boots 2?
Antonio Banderas drops a heavy hint
Ralph Fiennes To Receive Empire Legend Award
At the 20th Jameson Empire Awards
Simon Pegg Discusses Star Trek 3
'It's weird to take ownership...'
Matthew McConaughey Attached to The Billionaire's Vinegar
About wine that is not alright alright alright
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Finds Force Majeure
She's in talks for a remake of the Swedish film
Podcast #154: Kenneth Branagh
A brave new world...
Antonio Banderas Empire Podcast Interview Special
Prepare yourself for one hell of a voice
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
25 March 2015
New Terminator Genisys Motion Poster Arrives
He'll need your clothes, your boots and your... skin?
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Bill
21 August 2015
Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance
17 April 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Rigor Mortis (2015)
Empire Star Rating
The Tale Of Princess Kaguya (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Say When (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Le Jour Se Lève
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Jim Carrey Stars In New Kick-Ass 2 Pic
Colonel Stars And Stripes, plus pooch

21 January 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: 20th Century Fox

submit to reddit

Jim Carrey made no bones about being a fan of the original Kick-Ass, so perhaps it came as no surprise back in September last year when everyone's favourite Pet Detective/Grinch/Liar (Liar) was cast in the film's sequel. What will come as a surprise, however, is how good he looks in camo gear in Kick-Ass 2's first official still.

Boasting an ever-so-American hand-to-hand weapon on his belt and an equally patriotic pooch by his side, Colonel Stars And Stripes means business - and that business is vigilante justice. Here below is how he looks in the original comic book. 

As the leader of Justice Forever, a team of ass-kicking Kick-Ass-a-likes, the former mobster oversees the good work of misfit superheroes Remembering Tommy, Night Bitch, Insect Man, and Battle Guy as they beat up the bad 'uns that stand in their way - including the now extra-terrifying Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), now called reinvented as The Motherfucker.

If you want to find out more, a read of Mark Millar's similarly-titled graphic novel should do you right, as should a listen to our podcast interview with Fox's top comic-book advisor thisaway

Kick-Ass 2 - as helmed by new director Jeff Wadlow, replacing Matthew Vaughn from the original - will be violent all upside your local multiplexes come July 19.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Michael Winner Has Died
Jokers and Death Wish director was 77
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

Your Comments

HOPE IT WILL BE JUST AS GOOD AS THE FIRST!!!
Jim Carrey is perfect for the role!! I am already laughing!!! Loved the first movie!!! More

Posted by DanielThorin at 18:59 on 25 January 2013 | Report This Post

Can't wait, lets hope they can continue the good work of the first. More

Posted by durelius at 11:51 on 22 January 2013 | Report This Post

Matthew Vaughn
Without MV attached to this I fear it might be a bit rubbish. It certainly has a lot to live up to as the first one was so bloody good! More

Posted by guysalisbury at 16:00 on 21 January 2013 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's Fast & Furious 7 Review
We run the rule on the return of Toretto, Hobbs and co

Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

10 Videos Every Tom Hanks Fan Should Have Watched By Now
Of course, everyone in the world is a Tom Hanks fan…

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)