Kick-Ass 2 should have resurrected Jim Carrey's career. It promised to be the antidote to Carrey's current professional malaise. The public have grown sick of watching him dance with cartoon penguins or conduct wildly age-inappropriate relationships while acting as a weird cinematic representation of Danny Wallace, and he knows it.
I did Kickass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence. My apologies to e. I meant to say my apologies to others involve with the film.
Jim Carrey may have publicly pulled his support of "Kick-Ass 2" in the wake of recent gun-violence tragedies, but that doesn't mean his co-stars have discounted the importance of his performance in the comic-book sequel. Kick-Ass himself, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, spoke about what Carrey added to the flick, likening his intensity and commitment to what Nicolas Cage was doing as Hit-Girl's father in the original movie. Jim, he's done his look from the comic book.
News broke yesterday that Jim Carrey has withdrawn his support for Kick-Ass 2saying that in the wake of the horrifying Sandy Hook elementary school shooting he "cannot support that level of violence". Given his pretty hardcore mocking of gun culture earlier in the yearCarrey's new standpoint on the comic-book sequel might seem to be a logical progression. Alternatively, it could be seen as a problematic conflation of the real-life and the fictional. I utterly abhor real-life violence.
In the last year, Jim Carrey has once again asked us to take him seriously as an artist. Instead of chasing an Oscar, directing an indie movie, or writing a forgettable novel like other celebrities seeking new avenues of creative expression, the rubber-faced comedian has used his Twitter feed to post outlandish, brightly colored paintings that attempt to grapple with the current political momen t and ask "deep" metaphysical questions. One recent work features President Donald Trump eating ice cream and rubbing his nipples.
Jim Carrey is set to cameo in the forthcoming sequel to the superhero comedy Kick-Ass. The film's director, Jeff Wadlow, and the writer of the original comic, Mark Millar, have each dropped heavy hints via Twitter that Carrey will play a new character, Colonel Stars, an ex-thug who sets up the superhero team Justice Forever. Alrighty f'n then," tweeted Wadlowusing one of Carrey's catchphrases.
Rogers vs. But to me this is the raw language of fairytale—and more pertinently, the raw language of Jim Carrey, who has made a remarkably consistent career out of playing just such elementally divided men. Fletcher Reede, the shyster lawyer supernaturally enjoined to tell the truth in Liar Liarputs it very succinctly when he is interrupted while beating himself up in a courthouse restroom.
Summer movie season is well underway, but Jim Carrey has a few comments about his own entry into the blockbuster season. I am not ashamed of it but recent events have caused a change in my heart. I did Kickass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence.
Jim Carrey, Kick-Ass 2 's Colonel Stars and Stripes, has taken to Twitter to condemn the level of violence in the film and distance himself from its promotional campaign. The actor explained that the massacre at Sandy Hook in December had changed his attitude towards the movie. I am not ashamed of it but recent events have caused a change in my heart.