New KICK-ASS “Trailer”

     March 18, 2010


There’s a new Kick-Ass piece of marketing online and it’s being mistakenly marketed as a trailer.  It’s not.  I don’t care what anyone says.  It’s a TV spot.  I know this because I saw it on TV last night while watching South Park.  Also, it’s only a minute long.  It’s a little silly to call it a trailer.  Then again, it’s also silly to debate whether something qualifies as a trailer or a TV spot.

Hit the jump to check out the new TV spot and the official synopsis.  Kick-Ass hits theaters on April 16th.

Here’s the official synposis for Kick-Ass:

“How come nobody’s ever tried to be a superhero?” When Dave Lizewski – ordinary New York teenager and rabid comic-book geek dons a green-and-yellow internet-bought wetsuit to become the no-nonsense vigilante, Kick-Ass, he soon finds an answer to his own question: because it hurts. But, overcoming all the odds, the eager yet inexperienced Dave quickly becomes a phenomenon, capturing the imagination of the public. However, he’s not the only superhero out there – the fearless and highly-trained father-daughter crime-fighting duo, Big Daddy and Hit Girl have been slowly but surely taking down the criminal empire of local Mafioso, Frank D’Amico. And, as Kick-Ass gets drawn into their no-holds-barred world of bullets and bloodletting with Frank’s son, Chris, now reborn as Kick-Ass’s arch-nemesis, Red Mist – the stage is set for a final showdown between the forces of good and evil – in which the DIY hero will have to live up to his name. Or die trying…

Directed by Matthew Vaughn, from a screenplay by Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, and based on the comic written by Mark Millar and John S. Romita Jr. Lionsgate and MARV present a MARV Films / Plan B production.



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