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Pencil in April 16, 2010 as a day you’re going to be busy.  That’s the date Lionsgate is planning on releasing Matthew Vaughn’s  Kick-Ass movie adaptation. Lionsgate acquired North American distrib rights to “Kick-Ass” shortly after Comic-Con. Pic, starring Nicolas Cage and Aaron Johnson, is based on the bestselling comic by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Storyline revolves around a young boy who inspires a subculture of wannabe superheroes who have no powers. I’m sure after the government takes all my money on the 15th, I’ll be ready to kick some ass of my own, so this looks like

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/Film has a few snaps of Aaron Johnson in costume as Dave Lizewski, the title character in the upcoming Kick Ass movie. There are a few more over at the site. via /Film

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Yesterday I posted the lead character in Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass series (Dave Lizewski) has been cast, and today, the news is official with Matthew Vaughn announcing Aaron Johnson will play the dweeb with a death wish. Also cast in the flick are Lyndsy Fonseca as Dave’s love interest, and Nicolas Cage as a former cop who trains his daughter (Chloe Moretz) to bring down a druglord. Vaughn and Marv Films partner Kris Thykier are really gathering the cast quickly as they plan for the fall shoot. via THR

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