Ross Lincoln contributes to Deadline’s Comic-Con coverage.

Kick Ass 2 promises to be every bit as profane and violent as its predecessor, as evidenced by an expanded trailer which premiered today at Comic-Con. Featuring never before seen footage, the body count, blood and gore, and creative profanity was intense even by the standards of the first film. “We put (these characters) through a meat grinder in this one,” director Jeff Wadlow said. It showed. Jim Carrey, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse star in the pic that bows wide on August 16th. Here’s the extended trailer:

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What is this, Christian troll weekend? This movie is no darker of more violent than the comic...
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I like Aaron Johnson and think he has lots of potential, but this movie is such a...
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I liked the first Kick-Ass. This looks like a money grab.