"Kick-Ass" has kicked off its filming in London on Saturday, September 6, and its comic book writer Mark Millar gave out his report on the first two days of shooting. Writing a message on his official site, MillarWorld.tv, he revealed that the first scene shot was the scene where Hit-Girl's dad, Big Daddy, trains her to become a crime fighter.
Explaining in details of the shot, the 38-year-old graphic novelist wrote, "Coincidentally, the first scene shot on the movie was the first scene I wrote on the comic (now the opening to issue six) and it's Hit-Girl in her secret identity, wearing a Hello Kitty T-shirt and a kevlar vest as her Dad pumps round after round into her chest so she knows how a bullet feels."
"I loved the scene in the comic, I loved the scene in the screenplay, but Nic just took it to a whole new level with his delivery, the genuinely mental glee and beautiful comic timing as we see this little kid in pink clothes and a pink hat blasted back into mud in an abandoned factory." The complete report can be read via MillarWorld.tv.
On other news related to the shooting of this film, a series of on-set photos exposing a first look into Nicolas Cage's character has been outed. Through them, it can be seen that Cage is sporting a mustache and glasses while reading a newspaper in a bench. The images can be seen at The Bad and Ugly.
From the man behind the lens of "Stardust", Matthew Vaughn, "Kick-Ass" tells the story of Dave Lizewski, an ordinary teenage boy who decides to be a real life hero donning a superhero suit in his action. Starring Aaron Johnson as the titular character, the action fantasy film is supported by Cage, Chloe Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. It is expected to be released in 2009.