Splash Page reported on this contest from Lionsgate, the distributors of Kick-Ass.
You can visit the iwillkickass.com website and upload a picture of yourself, then create a superhero using various included costume items, and submit the final product for a chance to cameo in Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s comic sequel to Kick-Ass.
Matthew Vaughn’s adaptation of Kick-Ass hits theaters on April 16, 2010, starring Nicolas Cage, Mark Strong, Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jason Flemyng, Lyndsy Fonseca, Clark Duke, Xander Berkeley, Tamer Hassan, Yancy Butler, Evan Peters, Omari Hardwick, Randall Batinkoff and Michael Rispoli.
Read more about the contest below and watch the promotional video from Lionsgate.
Want to be a superhero? Now you can!
Have you ever dreamed of becoming a superhero? Like a REAL superhero? Well, now your dream can come true!
On behalf of Lionsgate, we’re excited to announce the launch of the Kick-Ass Become a Superhero Contest!
Visit www.iwillkickass.com to create your own superhero and win a cameo in Kick-Ass 2, the comic! The creators of the Kick-Ass comic, Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., will choose the winning kick-ass superhero!
Here’s how to start kicking ass:
1. Upload your picture, connect with Facebook or use your webcam to capture your superhero pose.
2. Add weapons, helmets, masks and superhero gear to create your best superhero.
3. Choose your superhero name and identity.
4. Encourage your friends to vote for your superhero!
The ten superheros with the most votes will make it to the final round. The creators of the Kick-Ass comic, Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., will choose the winning kick-ass superhero. Nine runner-ups will win Kick-Ass prize packs.
- Formats: Video
- People / Bands: Aaron Johnson | Chloe Moretz | Christopher Mintz-Plasse | Clark Duke | Evan Peters | Jason Flemyng | John Romita Jr. | Lyndsy Fonseca | Mark Millar | Mark Strong | Matthew Vaughn | Michael Rispoli | Nicolas Cage | Omari Hardwick | Randall Batinkoff | Tamer Hassan | Xander Berkeley | Yancy Butler
- Shows / Movies: Kick-Ass | Kick-Ass 2
- Genres: Action | Comic Based | Teenage | Thrillers
- Story Types: Contests | Snapshots