Straight from their presentation at CinemaCon, 20th Century Fox has confirmed that the Deadpool sequel is a go and that the entire creative team behind the first film will return. This includes star Ryan Reynolds, screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and director Tim Miller. No official release date was given for the Deadpool sequel.
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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, voiced by Serbian actor Stefan Kapicic.
Deadpool is currently the highest grossing film at the domestic box office for 2016, and is the highest grossing R-rated and highest grossing X-Men film of all time. The film will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on May 10 and you can pre-order your own copy by clicking here!