The upcoming Deadpool film promises to be unlike any comic book movie we’ve seen before. There’s a reason it took well over a decade into the superhero movie boom for this character to make a proper jump to the big screen – he’s totally weird and unconventional and begs for an R-rating. So consider these new images from the film a reminder that yes, a Deadpool movie is actually coming out next year and yes, a major motion picture has found a supporting role for an obscure character named Negasonic Teenage Warhead. 2015 is weird.
That’s a literal headline, by the way — Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn team up in the trailer for Mississippi Grind, which features the unlikely duo gambling their way down the Mississippi to clear Mendelsohn’s character of his debts. Mendelsohn is certainly enough of a draw for the indie drama, but it’s Reynolds who sure could use a win.
During Comic-Con, we got a peek at non-Deadpool characters from Deadpool via the film’s cast on Twitter. If you were hoping to see larger, better, more official versions of those photos — you’re in luck. 20th Century Fox has released a batch of high-res photos featuring the Merc With a Mouth and his supporting cast.
If you were hoping that the kind, generous souls at 20th Century Fox might officially release that Deadpool footage from Comic-Con, you should probably keep holding your breath. But we do have some good news: the first official Deadpool trailer will arrive in three weeks, according to Ryan Reynolds.
If you pick up the special Comic-Con print edition of EW, you’ll be greeted with new photos from Deadpool, offering first looks at characters who are not Deadpool. We’ve previously seen photos of Negasonic Teenage Warhead, but thanks to the cast of the upcoming solo film, you can now check out those new photos from EW without a subscription.
Deadpool is coming to Comic-Con this week, but first he needs a ride to San Diego. Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to post yet another awesome photo of the Merc With a Mouth, this time in a more unofficial capacity as he prepares to head to Comic-Con with 20th Century Fox and the Deadpool crew.
Yesterday we got an awesome new look at Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool, in one of the most faithful costumes for a comic book movie we’ve ever seen. Following that photo, 20th Century Fox has released two more of the Merc With the Mouth, and in one of them he’s not alone — he’s joined by his super-powered pal, Negasonic Teenage Warhead.
We haven’t seen a trailer for Deadpool yet, but with Comic-Con fast approaching, we expect that will change very soon. What we do have is a new image of Ryan Reynolds in costume as the “merc with a mouth” and even those who aren’t fond the character have to be impressed. This is the first time a movie superhero has literally looked essentially identical to his comic-book counterpart.
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Last time Deadpool and Wolverine got together on the big screen, things didn’t turn out so great. The less said about that, the better. But the new Deadpool solo movie looks like it’s finally going to do the character justice, and if Ryan Reynolds gets his way, we’ll also get a little added bonus to help make up for that whole X-Men Origins: Wolverine thing. Oh, sorry, I said we weren’t going to talk about that.