Posted Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The R-rated sequel is bound for Blu-ray just in time for the holiday season!
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal is readying 'Kick-Ass 2' for Blu-ray on December 17.
This follow-up directed by Jeff Wadlow sees Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) plotting his ultimate revenge against Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and everyone he knows...
The Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Combo Pack will feature 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Extended Scenes with commentary by Jeff Wadlow; Upping the Game - In this revealing featurette, we will delve into the creative story process leading up to production and discover the origins of this latest incarnation of Kick-Ass; Going Ballistic: Weapons & Stunts - Discover how the actors and stunt performers crafted the on-screen carnage as Armorer Damian Mitchell showcases the film's vast arsenal of weapons, from firearms to the Colonel's custom-made axe handle and the pink nunchucks wielded by Hit-Girl. Special-effects supervisor Sam Conway explains how the maelstrom of mayhem was created under the watchful eye of director Jeff Wadlow, second unit director Dave Reid and stunt supervisor James O'Donnell; Creating A Badass World - Production designer Russell De Rozario, costume designer Sammy Sheldon and hair and makeup designer Fae Hammond collaborated very closely with Jeff Wadlow to creating the heightened reality of Kick-Ass 2. Journey through the jaw-dropping sets created for the Justice Forever Headquarters and the incredibly elaborate man cave known as The Evil Lair. Also learn how the multitude of unique and badass costumes were created and inspired the cast; and Feature Commentary with Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Jeff Wadlow.
Blu-ray exclusives include: Alternate Opening with commentary by writer and director Jeff Wadlow; Big Daddy Returns - The Unshot Scene with commentary by writer and director Jeff Wadlow; An Ass-Kicking Cast - In this featurette, we'll go behind the scenes with returning stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, as well as new cast members Jim Carrey and Olga Kurkulina to talk about the camaraderie during shooting as Jeff Wadlow guided his actors through outrageous action set-pieces; Street Rules: Showdown At The Evil Lair - In a scene that took over two grueling weeks to shoot, Kick-Ass, Hit Girl, and their legion of home-grown heroes square off against the Toxic Mega C***s in a no-holds-barred war that is as action-packed as it is hilarious. This featurette will explore the intricate fight choreography required for this searing death match from multiple viewpoints such as storyboards, stunt pre-viz and behind-the-scenes footage; and Hit Girl Attacks - Creating the Van Sequence
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Kick-Ass 2' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 17.
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