Deadpool and Wolverine Part of New IMAX and Fox Deal

Deadpool and Wolverine 3 will receive IMAX release

IMAX Corporation and 20th Century Fox announced this morning that the companies have entered into a long-term, multi-picture agreement and among the films included in their deal are none other than Deadpool and the studio’s untitled Wolverine project. You can read the full announcement and find out which other tentpole films will be released in IMAX by clicking here.

Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

Ryan Reynolds stars as the title character alongside T.J. Miller as Weasel, Gina Carano as Angel Dust, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Morena Baccarin as Copycat and Ed Skrein as Ajax. The film will also feature the mutant Colossus, though Daniel Cudmore has confirmed he will not appear as the character. Reynolds has also expressed a desire that Hugh Jackman might cameo as Wolverine, though it remains unconfirmed as to whether or not he will actually appear.

Tim Miller is directing the movie from a script by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Confirmed to be rated RDeadpool is scheduled for a release on February 12, 2016

The upcoming third Wolverine film will see Hugh Jackman playing the character “one last time,” featuring Patrick Stewart’s Charlex Xavier. To be directed by James Mangold, the new film is penned by David James Kelly and will arrive in theaters on March 3, 2017.