Kick Ass 2 the comic book is well underway and creator Mark Millar said that the production on the movie is about “9 months away”. He’s released a number of panels that are completed from the comic book, including the first page and a page in which Hit Girl beats the piss out of Kick Ass.
About Kick Ass 2, Millar said:
“Kick-Ass 2” follows immediately after ‘Kick-Ass,’” Millar told MTV News. “You see how Dave has inspired people to become amateur superheroes, Red Mist has inspired people in the sequel to become amateur supervillains. So what we have is two rival gangs of super characters getting together in New York.”
And what about the sequel to the mega-successful film adaptation of the comic starring Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Chloe Moretz? To paraphrase the Red Mist, wait ‘til they get a load of this!
“We go straight into what’s happened with Dave and Hit-Girl as well, picking up from where they left off in the last story. Hit-Girl has now been adopted by someone who’s saying that she’s not allowed to kill people anymore, she can’t be Hit-Girl anymore,” said Millar.
Kick Ass 2 opens with Hit Girl settling in with her new adoptive father after the death of Big Daddy:
And then here’s Hit Girl trying to turn Kick Ass into a real superhero: