Donald Faison Joining 'Kick-Ass 2'

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The former "Scrubs" star will play Dr. Gravity in the followup, with Jeff Wadlow directing.

Donald Faison is in negotiations to join the cast of Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall.

Matthew Vaughn’s MARV Films is financing the project, just like it did the first movie. Universal will distribute domestically.

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Vaughn, who directed the first movie, is a producer on this one, with Jeff Wadlow in the director’s chair.

Aaron Johnson and Chloe Moretz are reprising their roles of Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl respectively. Christopher Mintz-Plasse is coming back as the villainous Red Mist.

The movie will adapt the recent Kick-Ass 2 comic mini-series as well as Hit Girl, which is in the middle of its run. Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. write and draw the comics.

Faison will play Dr. Gravity, a copy writer by day who dresses up as a superhero by night and wants to start a start a hero group called Justice Forver.

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