Not every comic book super hero is a byproduct of the lucrative illustrative history of DC Comics or the expansive Marvel universe. Kick-Ass director and co-screenwriter Matthew Vaughn Layer Cake has since continued with his comic book instincts by co-writing and directing X-Men: First Class and sharing a story credit on X-Men: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
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Development[ edit ] The rights to a film version of the comic book were sold before the first issue was published. Mark Millar acknowledges the differences, explaining that a comic usually has eight acts, while a film usually has a three-act structure. I met [Millar] at the premiere of Stardust. We got on really well.
Films[ edit ] The character, named in the end credits as Mindy Macready, appears in the film adaptation Kick-Ass , and the sequel Kick-Ass 2. Jane Goldman , one of the two co-writers of the first film's script, said, "We just really wanted Hit-Girl to be a character who, in a sense, simply happens to be an eleven-year-old girl, in the same way that Ripley in Alien could have been a guy but the part happened to be played by Sigourney Weaver. It's not her fault: