Deadpool fans rejoice – Fox and Marvel have announced that “Deadpool,” is slotted for Feb. 12, 2016 release.
Ryan Reynolds, has been expected to star as the merc with a mouth for many years after starring in the 2009 film X-Men Origins: Wolverine (although no deal is in place).
Tim Miller will be directing with Lauren Shuler Donner and Marvel’s Kevin Feige producing.
Deadpool first appeared in print in in New Mutants #98 (Feb. 1991). Deadpool is a disfigured and mentally unstable mercenary, who originally appeared as a villain. Deadpool is famous for his talkative nature and his tendency to break the fourth wall, which is used by writers to humorous effect. Deadpool/Wade Wilson, was created by artist Rob Liefeld and writer Fabian Nicieza.
This is awesome news. It looks like the “leaked” test footage helped move things along! Now we are going to get a Deadpool movie! What do you guys/gals think?