Jim Carrey Decries Violence of Kick-Ass 2, Mark Millar Responds by Defending Media Violence
Jim Carrey, who is playing Colonel Stars and Stripes in the upcoming Kick-Ass 2, spoke out on Twitter saying that he isn't happy about the level of violence in the film. The film, which, again, is called Kick-Ass 2, is a sequel to a movie whose MPAA R rating was due to "strong brutal violence throughout, pervasive language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use - some involving children." The film that was also, coincidentally, filmed months ago. Perhaps Mr. Carrey should have expressed his discontent sooner.Read on...
There Is Going to Be a Emily the Strange Movie, and Chloë Moretz Will StarEmily the Strange, the marketing graphic turned fashion statement turned Dark Horse comic book character was optioned for a feature film back in 2008, but the major hurdle in the project was finding an actress to play the titular heroine. One that wouldn't upset the, by definition, difficult to please young fans of Emily. According to Deadline, the creator of Emily the Strange, artist and skateboarder Rob Reger (who made her up to adorn Santa Cruz Skateboards' boards in 1991) has finally met his Emily: Chloë Moretz, the actress behind Hit-Girl, and Hollywood's current go-to tween girl for subversive stories. Says Reger: "She really identifies and understands the character, and has what it takes to bring her to life."Read on...