Donald Faison is Doctor Gravity.in the sequel to 2010’s Kick-Ass, joining returning stars Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Nicolas Cage and John Leguizamo.
Who is Doctor Gravity? According to the Kick-Ass wiki:
Doctor Gravity is a superhero inspired by Kick-Ass. Doctor Gravity is an English major who highlights as a superhero by night, working with Kick-Ass and Justice Forever. However, to the world at large he is a physics professor at Columbia who built a baseball bat-like pole called the “Gravity Pole” which can make something twenty times its actual weight. If he flips it around it allows him to float. In actuality though it is a baseball bat covered in tin foil and he came up with his backstory to make a statement about who he wants to be.
Principal photography is underway in Toronto and London, under Jeff Wadlow’s direction. Matthew Vaughn, who directed the 2010 original, is serving as producer on the sequel.
The film is scheduled for a summer 2013 release.
Faison currently stars in The Exes, on TVLand.
First looks at him in Doctor Gravity costume below (courtesy of ComicBookMovie.com):