After several weeks of courtship, Jim Carrey has been confirmed for Kick-Ass 2: Balls To The Wall Damn Hell Fart, playing the "showy" supporting role of Colonel Stars in the Jeff Wadlow-directed sequel. Wadlow himself teased the news on his Twitter account, saying, "We officially have our Colonel. Alrighty f'n then" ("Alrighty then" being a famous catchphrase from that time Jim Carrey was told that his anti-vaccine activism had helped spread dangerous misinformation). Carrey—who joins the returning cast of Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Nicolas Cage, Yancy Butler, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, as well as new additions John Leguizamo and Donald Faison—also received a warm welcome from Kick-Ass creator Mark Millar on his blog, where Millar compares the "buzzing" he gets from Carrey's casting to that of Cage on the original film, then says it's "the closest to starstruck I've been on anything so far." Which, maybe don't tell Nicolas Cage that.
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