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Matthew Vaughn (Director/Producer/Screenplay) is a leading British
filmmaker who has produced, written and directed an impressive array of
films. Vaughn began his career as producer with Guy Ritchie’s LOCK
STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS and SNATCH (Brad Pitt)
which received wide acclaim.
Jane Goldman (Screenplay/Co-Producer), a novelist, screenwriter and
television presenter, is known in the UK as the host of the series “Jane
Goldman Investigates,” in which she explores the mysteries of the
paranormal.
Mark Millar (Based on the Comic Book written by/Executive
Producer) has written some of the most successful English-language
comics of the last few years and has, for six years running, been the best-
selling British writer working in America.
John S. Romita Jr. (Based on the Comic Book written by/Executive
Producer) began his career at Marvel UK, doing sketches for covers of
reprints. He made his American debut with Chaos at the Coffee Bean!, a
story within the Amazing Spider-Man Annual #11 (1977).
Romita's early popularity began with his work on Iron Man in 1978, and in
the early 80s, he had his first regular run on the Amazing Spider-Man
series.
Plan B Entertainment (Production Company) is actor/producer Brad
Pitt’s production company, which has previously produced such films as
the Oscar®-winning THE DEPARTED, CHARLIE AND THE
CHOCOLATE FACTORY, A MIGHTY HEART and THE
ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT
FORD.
Kris Thykier (Producer) is the founder of PeaPie Films, a London-based
production entity, set up in the summer of 2009. For the previous two
years, Thykier worked with partner Matthew Vaughn at MARV Films.
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Kick ASS Case Study Synopsis: "How come nobody's ever tried to be a superhero?" When Dave Lizewski, an ordinary New York teenager, dons a green and yellow internet-bought wetsuit to become the no- nonsense vigilante Kick-Ass, he soon finds an answer to his own question: because it hurts. But, overcoming all the odds, the overly eager Dave quickly becomes a phenomenon, capturing the imagination of the public. However, he's not the only superhero out there - the fearless and highly-trained father/daughter crime-fighting duo Big Daddy and Hit Girl have been slowly but surely taking down the criminal empire of local Mafioso Frank D'Amico. As Kick-Ass gets drawn into their no-holds-barred world of bullets and bloodletting with Frank's son, Chris, now reborn as Kick-Ass' arch- nemesis Red Mist, the stage is set for a final showdown between the forces of good and evil in which the DIY hero will have to live up to his name. Or die trying? Directed by Matthew Vaughn, from a screenplay by Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn, and based on the comic written by Mark Millar and John S. RomitaJR. Lionsgate and MARV present a MARV Films / Plan B production. Costs The film costs "$28 million after the U.K. tax breaks, and our U.K. and U.S. gross alone is already at $38 million as of last night." Millar noted, "We were top Friday, Saturday and Sunday - which is amazing, considering we're in the middle of a holiday season and up against 3-D competition with an R-rated superhero movie." Gross $48,043, ...
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