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Ryan Reynolds is committed to eventually getting a 'Deadpool' movie made at Fox. The problem is that Fox doesn't seem nearly as convinced. Says director Tim Miller, "Ryan is ready, I am ready, the fans are more than ready, we just need that elusive green light." To help convince the studio and show them a little of their vision for the film, Miller and Reynolds collaborated on some test footage that shows the merc with a mouth in action.
Ever since Ryan Reynolds brought Deadpool to life in the comic book character's first live-action screen appearance for the dreaded 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine,' fans have been pining for "the merc with a mouth" to get his own solo movie. Unfortunately, this has been one of those films trapped in development hell, but director Tim Miller "will never give up." In fact, both him and Reynolds seem pretty optimistic that it will get made ... eventually.
Remember that Ryan Reynolds 'Deadpool' movie? We haven't heard anything about it in over a year, but according to the actor, it's still happening. Sort of. Maybe? Reynolds seems optimistic, but we're still not quite sure we'll be seeing this thing anytime soon, judging by his account of the film's bumpy pre-production history.
Rule 63 cosplay rules all for three days in a row! Another lady cosplayer takes on a male character with a little attitude and a lovely face.
Do you see that picture above? That's what happened the last time someone tried to make a movie with fan favorite Marvel character Deadpool. The film was 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' and the Deadpool on-screen (played by Ryan Reynolds) was nothing like the character in the comics. Ryan Reynolds knows this and says a Deadpool spinoff will be self-aware and acknowledge how awful the 'Wolverine' movie was and how upset the character is that that is how he was portrayed in a movie. All the sudden this Deadpool movie sounds...interesting?