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‘A change in heart’: Jim Carrey Regrets His Role in Kick-Ass 2 For This Specific Reason

Jim Carrey has played countless roles on the big screen but he regrets his role in Kick-Ass 2, as Colonel Stars. He has been in this industry for over four decades now, has gathered over sixty acting credits, and has achieved several special awards, but yet somehow he deeply regrets the role of Colonel Stars in Kick-Ass 2.

Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey

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Is Jim Carrey’s retirement confirmed?

Is his retirement confirmed?
Is his retirement confirmed?

After being such a great actor in the industry, and playing different characters for over four decades, Jim Carrey has announced his retirement from acting. Although we still don’t know if he’s acting career is actually over or is he not being serious again. Even if he does retire from the world of acting, nobody is going to forget him or his works, which are probably one of the best works to exist

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What about his role in Kick-Ass 2?

Carrey in Kick-Ass 2
Jim Carrey in Kick-Ass 2

Jim Carrey’s role as Colonel Stars and Stripes in Kick-Ass 2, might not be on the list of his best works, but it still adds a layer of comedy and fun to his unacceptable character.

During Kick-Ass two’s filming, Jim Carrey expressed his excitement about his secondary role. He had said that he was enjoying a lot throwing himself into these smaller parts and burying himself deeply into the character. After saying all these in interviews, he expressed his views regarding the film, Kick-Ass 2, a few months before its release, saying that he does not support the movie because of a change of heart.

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What made his heart change regarding Kick-Ass 2?

Jim Carrey as Colonel
Jim Carrey as Colonel

Through his tweet, we come to know that he filmed Kick-Ass 2 a month before the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy happened, and that made him realize that he should not be making movies that support violence or showcase violence in any way. After this, he has been very selective about his roles, and he did not film any movie which showcased violence. He has used his position to let the world know more about gun control.

Although we see that Jim Carrey’s role in Kick-Ass 2 does not use a gun, instead just carrying one for intimidating, his strong views against the movie are appreciable. the actor’s unbiased opinion and his strong moral policies regarding the use of guns in movies and the showcase of violence are bringing the industry one step ahead in spreading awareness. His strong views against guns and violence may not suddenly shake things up but at least it makes the viewers think and the Hollywood might consider doing or portraying things differently with caution.

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Source: Screenrant 

Written by Kathakali Sarkar