Written by Millar and drawn by John Romita Jr., the Marvel Comics' Icon imprint book centers on a high school dweeb named Dave Lizewski (Aaron Johnson) who decides to become a superhero even though he has no athletic ability or coordination. Things change when he eventually runs into real bad guys with real weapons. Lyndsy Fonseca plays the object of the teen's infatuation who believes Dave is gay. Cage is a former cop who wants to bring down a druglord and has trained his daughter (Chloe Moretz) to be a lethal weapon.
Director Matthew Vaughn is directing. The film stars Nicolas Cage, Aaron Johnson, Lyndsy Fonseca, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Chloe Moretz.