Mark Strong on His Kick-Ass Villain talked to actor Mark Strong, who plays the villain in the Matthew Vaughn-directed Kick-Ass, based on the Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. comic. Here’s how he describes his character:

Strong plays a character named Frank D’Amico, described as “a New York gangster, quite a nasty piece of work. He’s a fixer, a drug dealer. And his world starts to fall apart when he realizes that his organization is being brought to its knees by what appear to be teenage superheroes.” He continues on about the character’s arc throughout the film: “So he’s got this dilemma of realizing that his organization is falling apart and he can’t quite work out why. So the film starts with him basically questioning one his guys, who he believes has taken his money or his drugs. And that scene is the most together you ever see him, and then over the course of the film, he basically falls apart. He starts to basically lose his mind.”

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