Lionsgate has premiered four new character posters for Matthew Vaughn’s adaptation of Mark Millar’s comic book “Kick-Ass.”
Kick Ass plot: A twisted, funny, high-octane adventure, director Matthew Vaughn brings “Kick-Ass” to the big screen. “Kick-Ass” tells the story of average teenager Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson), a comic-book fanboy who decides to take his obsession as inspiration to become a real-life superhero. As any good superhero would, he chooses a new name — Kick-Ass — assembles a suit and mask to wear, and gets to work fighting crime. There¹s only one problem standing in his way: Kick-Ass has absolutely no superpowers. His life is forever changed as he inspires a subculture of copy cats, is hunted by assorted violent and unpleasant characters, and meets up with a pair of crazed vigilantes, including an 11-year-old sword-wielding dynamo, Hit Girl (Chloë Moretz) and her father, Big Daddy (Nicolas Cage).
“Kick-Ass” is slated to hit theaters on April 16, 2010. [source: IGN]