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: