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Matthew Vaughn considers next move: 'Kick-Ass 2'?

Director Matthew Vaughn explains why a 'Kick-Ass 2' probably won't happen.

By Jon PetersKiller Film / May 26, 2011

Aaron Johnson as Kick-Ass displays his skills in the 2010 film.

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After his X-Men: First Class premieres next week in theaters, what’s director Mathew Vaughn to do next? A X-Men: First Classsequel (here)? Or the much rumored Kick-Ass 2 (here, here, and here)?

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Vaughn explains why he thinks a Kick-Ass 2won’t happen:

Everyone says we’re doing Kick-Ass 2 but… the weird thing about Kick-Ass 2 is I’d love to do it, because I enjoyed it so much, but I’m a big believer that if you’re going to do a sequel it’s got to be as good as the first one if not better. I just don’t know how I could… My business brain just says do Kick-Ass 2, shoot it and get it out there and it would make a lot of money but I really do love that movie. It was a special moment to me making that film and I don’t want to spoil it. I’m not saying it’s as good as Pulp Fiction but I think it would be weird if Tarantino did Pulp Fiction 2. Everything that made Kick-Ass original and fun, if you do it again, it would be crass…”

I expect this project won’t ever happen beyond the comic books.

Source: Bleeding Cool

Jon Peters blogs for Killer Film.

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