It’s time to put down the chimichangas and get back to work. Ryan Reynolds and his merry band of mutants are looking to recapture the bleepin’ magic in Deadpool 2. After getting off to a bumpy start with the firing of director Tim Miller, the sequel to the 2016 blockbuster is humming along under the stewardship of new helmer David Leitch (John Wick). In addition to the returning players, the new film, due out June 1, 2018, adds fan-favorite character Cable (Josh Brolin), among others. ...
Screenwriting duo Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick had a very good 2016. For their next act, Reese and Wernick (whose other credits include Zombieland and G.I. Joe: Retaliation) send their old pal Ryan Reynolds and friends (including Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson) to space in the new sci-fi thriller Life.
The Merc with a Mouth will have plenty of crime-fighting company in Deadpool 2. Star Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter today to announce that Zazie Beetz, who plays Donald Glover’s ex-girlfriend/baby-mama on the hit FX comedy Atlanta, has joined the cast as fellow mutant mercenary Domino. Domino first popped up in Marvel comic books in the early 1990s.
Ryan Reynolds tweeted a short “For Your Consideration” video for Deadpool on Thursday evening following nominations for the film from the WGA, PGA and DGA in recent weeks. The film has been racking up nominations, shocking many, including a Best Comedy or Musical nomination from the Golden Globes last weekend as well as a Best Actor nom for Reynolds. It lost both to La La Land, as Ryan Gosling’s jazz pianist beat out Reynold’s merc with a mouth.
A raft of thespians really made the effort to become unrecognisable for roles in 2016, whether through over-eating (McConaughey), heavy prosthetics (Downton’s Dan Stevens for ‘Beauty and the Beast’) or simply just bad eyebrows (John Travolta in ‘The People Vs O.J. Simpson). Here are a few more of the best. Image credits: Reuters/Disney/Lionsgate/BBC/Associated Press/Cover Media/Warner/Universal/Deadline/Fox/Sony/Focus Features/FameFly/Instagram/AFP/FX/US Weekly/WENN/GC Images
Deadpool has been incessantly shooting off his trap — as Deadpool is wont to do — over the past few weeks in the ramp up to his titular movie, out Feb. 12. Among the most notable targets of Ryan Reynolds’s mouthy alter ego: Wolverine. Specifically, the 2009 movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine, where the Marvel mercernary made his first big-screen appearance alongside Hugh Jackman’s hirsute hero.
Who doesn’t like a good layered gag? This year was jam-packed full of movies with jokes that worked on multiple levels, and we’re big fans of the humble in-joke – comedic treats that only eagle-eyed fans will spot. How many of these in-jokes did you spot in 2015?
Ryan Reynolds is on a hot streak. After big-budget bombs like The Green Lantern and R.I.P.D., the 38-year-old Canadian has a string of promising new movies on the way: His gambling drama Mississippi Grind was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival, he’s got a well-reviewed dark comedy called The Voices coming out on Friday, and he’s going to star in a 2016 standalone Deadpool movie, hoisting the katana swords again as his mouthy mercenary from X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Reynolds recently spoke to Yahoo Movies about all the voices in The Voices, the resurrection of Deadpool, and the lessons he’s learned from his big-budget busts.