Jeff Wadlow, director of the upcoming Kick Ass 2: Balls to the Wall has teased us about the casting of the Colonel. Last week it was revealed that the production was attempting to sign Jim Carrey (The Mask, A Christmas Carol) for the role of the Colonel. Now, Wadlow has sent a very revealing tweet, which follows:
6 days till we start shooting… and we officially have our Colonel. Alrighty f’n then!
Ok, I know it’s not much to go on, but two of the last three words of the Tweet are very telling. ‘Alrighty then’ was Carrey’s catchphrase in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Carrey’s breakout role.
Due to the long holiday weekend there has been no confirmation from the studio. That is expected to change today. I will keep you posted when we know for sure if this movie got even cooler by this casting. Wadlow had this to say about the character of The Colonel:
“He helps galvanize the team of misfit super heroes assembled to fight evil”
Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall begins filming shortly.