The more I hear about the upcoming Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall, the bigger nerd boner I get.  Though the movie is still in the pre-production phase and dealing with elements such as casting, each bit of news that comes out signals that the movie is still on track and lessens the chances that it will end up in production limbo.

Already we know that Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass), Chloe Grace Moretz (Hit-Girl) and Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Red Mist) are coming back.  The question is, who else will they be bringing to the story to step up the pace?

The latest scoop concerns just such an addition.  It appears that the character of Mother Russia will be making an appearance, as a casting call has gone out to find the right giant-sized lady for the role.

For those that have never met Mother Russia, she’s an ex-KGB agent of towering height and massive breasts (see above picture for reference).  She’s a well-trained killer who’s more than a match for Kick-Ass and his allies, working for Red Mist as one of his thugs.

Of course, the real challenge is going to be finding someone to fill Mother Russia’s rather large shoes (and bra).  Tall actresses are not exactly a commodity in Hollywood due to their general prejudice against bigger women in film, particularly ones that are rippling with muscles.

Personally, I’m thinking they should tap the MMA franchises to find a good fit for the role.  Any Nerdreaders out there have some suggestions on who might best work as Mother Russia without having to jack-up on steroids and wear platform shoes?


Thanks to Cinemablend for the info.

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