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Kick-Ass Sequel? Color Us Skeptical

After a significant amount of pre-release backlash and a opening weekend that netted slightly less money than a kids movie that’s been out for a month, it’s still not too late (early?) for the people behind Kick-Ass to start talking about a sequel.

Stars Aaron Johnson and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, in an interview with MTV News, said that there was one in the works.  Mintz-Plasse’s character Red Mist would be the villain.

Of course, their info seems to be based on a conversation Mintz-Plasse had with Mark Millar “a few months ago,” and we all know that Mark Millar never makes unfounded claims about movie deals that never actually happened.  Ever.

Except for all the time.

While Millar may have had a good handle (“a few months ago”) on whether or not there is going to be a sequel to the Kick-Ass the comic, movie sequels generally only get made if the film was a box office success or an underground favorite (Hellboy, for example).  It is much too early at this point to say whether Kick-Ass the movie will ever get a sequel.

Millar’s putative working title?  Kick-Ass: Balls to the Wall.

MTV’s interview below.

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