Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is absolutely in love with Cape Town! Check out what he's been up to here!

Watch Jennifer Lawrence lead a rebel army in the extended trailer of Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1

Kick-Ass director confounded by Carrey

2013-08-07 20:00
 
Jim Carrey in Kick-Ass 2
London - Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow is defending his film after star Jim Carrey chose not to promote the action comedy because of its violence.

Carrey, who plays vigilante Colonel Stars and Stripes in the sequel to the 2010 hit, has distanced himself from the film, saying the shooting massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary school changed his perspective.

Wadlow says Carrey is as unpredictable in real life as he is as an actor and "you never know what he is going to do or say."

He says he hopes people will see the movie and judge for themselves.

He says that in many ways the movie, which sees the return of Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kick-Ass and Chloë Grace Moretz as Hit-Girl, is less violent than its predecessor, with more hand-to-hand combat and fewer guns.

Despite the controversy, Wadlow said on Tuesday that Carrey is "fantastic in the movie," and he'd work with him again.

- AP

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Matt Damon is being lined up to reprise the role of Jason Bourne. Read More »
Add your review

Ben Affleck is hoping to learn a lot from starring in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and hopes the motion picture will have a positive effect on his own directing talents. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.