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Jim Carrey May Be the Colonel in 'Kick-Ass 2'

August 21, 2012 (6:21 am) GMT
The titular character depicter in 'Bruce Almighty' is being wanted to play a flashy fellow who assembles the super-team Justice Forever.

might slip into a superhero costume in his next movie. The two-time Golden Globe Award winner is being courted by Universal Pictures to take "a showy supporting role" in "Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall", Deadline reports.

The 50-year-old actor/comedian will reportedly play Colonel Stars, a military-themed superhero who founds Justice Forever, a team consisting of heroes fighting crimes. The Grinch in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is said to be a fan of the action fantasy movie, but so far no deals are in place.

Carrey last graced the big screen through 2011's "" and will next be seen in "Burt Wonderstone", which also stars . He recently guest starred on NBC's comedy series ""

Set to be a follow-up to Matthew Vaughn-directed "", "Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall" has Jeff Wadlow on board as the helmer. The movie will bring back , , and as Kick-Ass, Red Mist, Hit Girl and Big Daddy respectively.

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