New ‘Kick-Ass’ Trailer Kicks Ass

Published 4 years ago by , Updated March 15th, 2013 at 12:21 pm,

kick ass movie trailer New Kick Ass Trailer Kicks Ass

The second official trailer for the upcoming violent comic-book adaptation Kick-Ass has just surfaced online over at Yahoo and we have it here for your viewing pleasure!

Based on the acclaimed Mark Millar comic, Kick-Ass is about a teenager who one day decides to dress up in a costume, give himself a name (the titular Kick-Ass) and proceeds to try and beat the crap out of the bad guys in town (often to no avail). His actions have consequences in the form of others wanting to be just like him, and before you can say “It’s a bird! It’s a plane!” there are others dressing up as superheroes, including Hit-Girl (Chloe Moretz), Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) and Big Daddy (Nicolas Cage). The films comes to us courtesy of Matthew Vaughn, who gave us Stardust and the excellent Layer Cake. It’s co-written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman (who penned Stardust together).

This newest trailer is official and therefore not red band like the Hit-Girl focused one but it’s probably my favorite trailer so far in terms of striking an equal balance between making it accessible and appealing to a wider audience not familiar with the source material, but still giving us a true feel for the explicitness we’re sure to be in store for. Check out the trailer below, courtesy of Yahoo:

I’m glad we’ve now been given a proper look at the villain of the film, Frank D’Amico, being played by the wonderful Mark Strong (who can be seen also as the villain in the recent Sherlock Holmes). It continues to look like, well, a kick-ass movie (I couldn’t resist) that I have a feeling will be a hit with even general audiences. I’m glad the film is R-rated to be in keeping with the source material, which I hear is pretty out there in terms of violence and swearing. I don’t really need any more convincing to see this one, but a new trailer is always a bonus.

Thoughts on the latest trailer for Kick-Ass? At what number does it rank on your most anticipated list? It came in at number 2 on Screen Rant‘s list of the most anticipated movies of 2010, just behind Iron Man 2.

Kick-Ass hits theaters on April 16th.

Source: Yahoo (special thanks to Joblo)

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  1. I could not wipe the grin off my face while watching that. :-D

    Vic

  2. You know something, this movie look might could kick some ass afterall.

  3. HAHAHAHAHA….I’m with you Vic. Vaughn will be able to make any movie he wants after this. Finally a movie where I’m with Nicolas Cage that I’m not afraid to admit to wanting to see.

  4. haha im so stoked for this movie

  5. Wanted to see it from the first trailer, the second red band “hit girl” trailer made me anxious to see it and now this third trailer has made me need to see it. Can’t wait for it, looks like it has potential for sequels as well, as do many super hero films.

  6. Man this just gets better and better. It was my number 2 most anticipated movie of 2010. Cant wait for the release

  7. Haha this movie is gonna rule. I still dropped my jaw on preview # 2 with her cussing. I laughed though when she did…This movie has some balls..

  8. Kick-ass looks awesome!

  9. And in Cage’s case…….
    “THEY CAN’T ACT!!!!!”

  10. i laughed the whole time. this looks AWESOME!

  11. Even though I hate Cage, I still going to see this film. Looks like it’ll be awesome. It’s number 7th of my most anticipated films of the year.

  12. Oh, Red Mist. You are *such a special snowflake*. <333

  13. Okay, I’m going to go see this.

  14. Wow! i like the trailer, now lets wait for the movie!

  15. Definately looking forward to this one.

  16. loved the comics the movie looks well lol kick ass

  17. A film that by all intents and purposes can’t possibly be good, looks friggin awesome.

  18. Here's something really bad related to Kick-Ass in Australia.
    The link is down here:

    http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/movies/fam

  19. I want to see this so damn bad.

  20. definitely thought it would be cheezy. looks pretty funny and entertaining.

  21. definitely thought it would be cheezy. looks pretty funny and entertaining.

  22. At first, the trailer looked ok, now it just seems like rubbish. I think this will be a rental event.

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