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Watch: New Clip From 'Kick-Ass 2' Plus Strange Promo Video With Boy Band Union J

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist July 22, 2013 at 12:03PM

The things one expects from "Kick-Ass 2" are fairly simple: foul language, over-the-top violence and a firm embrace of the R-rating. But a promo video by boy band group Union J? Perhaps there's some crossover demographic we're just not aware of, but this is certainly a bit odd...
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Kick Ass 2

The things one expects from "Kick-Ass 2" are fairly simple: foul language, over-the-top violence and a firm embrace of the R-rating. But a promo video by boy band group Union J? Perhaps there's some crossover demographic we're just not aware of, but this is certainly a bit odd...

Anyway, the plastic, handsomeness of these anonymous pop warblers for nine year-olds is being used to get tweens to sneak into this movie we guess, and it might just be the weirdest big of movie/music synergy this summer. Maybe it's meant to be super ironic? Meanwhile, a clip from the film finds Kick-Ass trying to recruit Hit Girl to be his sidekick, a tough task given she's more than happy to work alone.

We'll see how it all turns out when "Kick-Ass 2" arrives on August 16th. [ComicBookMovie/MTV]

This article is related to: Kick-Ass 2, Chloe Grace Moretz


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