Deadpool movie costume

OK, Ryan Reynolds, you got me. The actor shared the first official image of his Deadpool costume today, and it’s a shot that Burt Reynolds would really approve of. So naturally we love it, too. The shot really lets you see the details of the Deadpool movie costume, and also the attitude of Reynolds’ so-called “Merc With a Mouth.” It’s pretty much the perfect single-image intro to the character. Read More »

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deadpool movie filming

Mark it on your calendar, Deadpool fans. March 19, 2015 is the day we saw the first images from the set of a Deadpool movie. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Morena Baccarin both tweeted out images of their set chairs with a makeshift, paint-splattered logo marking the start of production.

It’s been a long road for the film, which was first announced in 2009 and sat in development hell until the test footage shot for the then head of 20th Century Fox leaked online. Fox then saw the fan desire for the film and put it on the fast track.

Deadpool will be released February 12, 2016 and below you can see the Deadpool movie filming images. Read More »

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How accurate a shot is Arrow? Who is TJ Miller playing in Deadpool? Could Spider-Man cameo in Daredevil? Is Daniel Bruhl excited for Captain America: Civil War? Will Marvel bring back the Age of Apocalypse in their comics? What’s the link between Captain America and Cinderella? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »

hard-core Deadpool fans

Ryan Reynolds has seen first-hand the backlash against the poor on-screen handling of a fan-favorite character. Reynolds played a version of Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine that was not much at all like the core version of Deadpool, and fans were quick to blast the film’s character revisions. For the new Deadpool film, which begins shooting soon with Reynolds again playing the character, the actor says hard-core Deadpool fans should be able to embrace the new vision of the merc with a mouth. Read More »

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Welcome to the 800th edition of Superhero Bits. Thank you so much for taking this ride with me and I’m hoping to keep doing it for 800 more. So what’s in this edition? How would you like to see Avengers: Age of Ultron with Robert Downey Jr.? What did the writer of the Civil War comics have to say about the movie? Just how funny is Ant-Man, really? Could Spider-Man appear in not one, but two movies before his 2017 solo film? Would Hugh Jackman be interested in appearing in Deadpool? What secrets does Clark Gregg have about the new episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D? Want to see the coolest Kingsman: The Secret Service infographic ever? Read about all this and more in the 800th edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

Morena Baccarin

Morena Baccarin is jumping from one comic book universe to another. The Gotham recurring actress has clinched the female lead in Deadpool, Fox’s new film built around the Marvel character of the same name. She joins Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, and Gina Carano in the film.

More on the Deadpool Morena Baccarin casting after the jump. Read More »

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Colossus to Be Recast for ‘Deadpool’

Colossus recast

Last week when we heard Colossus would show up in Deadpool (not exactly a surprise, as he’s in the script that the screenwriters encouraged people to read months ago) we wondered if Daniel Cudmore would return for the role. He’s played the character a few times already, in films like X-Men 2,  X-Men: The Last Stand, and X-Men: Days of Future Past. But now Cudmore himself says he’s not doing the gig.

Which leads us to wonder: with Colossus recast, does this mean we’ll see the character in new or different form in X-Men: Apocalypse? Read More »

Deadpool Gina Carano

The Deadpool movie will basically ignore the existence of the first solo Wolverine movie, but the new film won’t forget the character’s roots in Marvel Comics stories featuring mutant characters. Ryan Reynolds is again playing Deadpool, and now he’ll be joined by Gina Carano, who’ll turn up in the film as Angel Dust, a mutant character who has been part of the Morlocks in Marvel Comics stories. In addition, a major X-Men supporting character will have a part in the story as well. Read More »

ryan reynolds Deadpool tweet

This Valentine’s Day weekend, you can choose between BDSM and spies. Next year, it’s a wisecracking superhero in a skin tight costume. Deadpool, directed by Tim Miller and based on the ultra popular mutant Marvel character, hits theaters one year from Thursday, February 12, 2016. Ryan Reynolds will play the character, a deadly assassin with superhuman healing abilities and a penchant for breaking the fourth wall. To tease fans on this milestone, Reynolds put up a photo from pre-production on the film and the charcter’s creator, Rob Liefeld, offered up a few teases too. Check out the Ryan Reynolds Deadpool tweet and more below. Read More »