‘Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall’ Wants Donald Faison as Dr. Gravity

The ‘Scrubs’ star is in talks to play the bat-wielding vigilante who fights alongside Aaron Johnson’s title character.

Donald Faison is in talks to star as Dr. Gravity in Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall
Donald Faison is in talks to star as Dr. Gravity in Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall
Donald Faison is in talks to join the growing cast of Lionsgate's highly-anticipated sequel Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall as Dr. Gravity.

In the Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. comic books, Dr. Gravity claims to be a physics professor who invented the "Gravity Pole," a device which can make something 20 times its actual weight. He actually is a college student majoring in English, who joins Kick-Ass (Aaron Johnson) in his adventures. The "Gravity Pole" is actually just a baseball bat covered in tinfoil.

Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Nicolas Cage are expected to reprise their roles from 2010's Kick-Ass, with John Leguizamo recently signing on to play Javier, Red Mist's new bodyguard.

Jeff Wadlow is directing from his own screenplay, adapted from Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s comic books. Production is scheduled to begin next month in Toronto and London.

Kick-Ass 2 was released August 16th, 2013 and stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Morris Chestnut, Claudia Lee, Amy Anzel, Clark Duke, Augustus Prew, Mary Kitchen. The film is directed by Jeff Wadlow.

Sources: Deadline
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  1. SpaceCowboy

    @mcleve02 Haha, cool cool

    3 years agoby @SpaceCowboyFlag


    @SpaceCowboy haha everytime you leave a comment, because of your picture, I must imagine you saying it like Arnold...

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  3. SpaceCowboy

    YES! DO IT!

    3 years agoby @SpaceCowboyFlag


    @skywise POssibly some flash backs???

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag


    Do it, its not like you have done anything big for a very long time!

    3 years agoby @mcleve02Flag

  6. Rodney Roover

    Dont do it Turk!

    3 years agoby @Rodney-RooverFlag

  7. Muhammed Jabbar-Feldstein

    Ugh, please God no.

    3 years agoby @this-site-blowsFlag

  8. skywise

    @superman81 your right, they were all funny. I love that show.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. empath86

    what happend to matthew vaughns involvement in this, is it because of x-men first class 2?

    3 years agoby @empath86Flag

  10. Nicholaus XX

    Seems like a miscast. Keep looking.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  11. SherlockHolmes2009

    Sounds alittle far fetched

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  12. Superman81

    @skywise he wasn't the only one who made Scrubs good. I do agree he will make a good addition to this movie.

    3 years agoby @superman81Flag

  13. skywise

    How is Nick Cage coming back tho?

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  14. skywise

    Faison was the best thing about Scrubs. i think he will make an awesome addition to this cast.

    3 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  15. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Considering I've lost interest in reading the new story series, I'm gonna find this cast odd and ridiculous

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

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