Posted on Thursday, December 24th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Deadpool is tough nut to crack in the pages of a comic book, where just about anything can happen without anyone blinking an eye, so watching him make his way to the big screen has been an interesting experience. Although Wade Wilson is a superhero with abilities that push him beyond the realm of a normal human, his defining trait is his mouth. This guy talks. Constantly. And he often seems more than a little self-aware about the fact that he’s a comic book character.
The newest TV spot for director Tim Miller‘s upcoming Deadpool movie does everything that it can to sell this tricky character in 30 seconds. Whether or not Tim Miller’s film ultimately works is up in the air (we’ve got our fingers crossed), but we’ll say this much – they certainly seem to have nailed Deadpool himself, whose silliness has the potential to be overbearing if not handled with a deft touch.
Check out the new Deadpool TV spot after the jump.
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Thanks to the 12 Days of Deadpool promotion that’s been going on, we already know that there’s a new trailer for the Merc with a Mouth’s proper movie coming on Christmas Day. And now we know where the Deadpool trailer will premiere as well with a new NBA-theme promo featuring Ryan Reynolds doing some holiday rhyming while T.J. Miller as Weasel decorates the Christmas tree.
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In just a few days it’ll be Christmas Day. And while most kids are excited about Santa Claus coming down the chimney with some cool new toys, the adults are excited about a different guy in a red suit coming in 2016. Deadpool is finally getting his own movie, and the red band trailer seems to indicate it’s exactly what fans have been waiting for. And now we finally get to see Deadpool on the big screen with one of his favorite foods in a quick new IMAX teaser that hits theaters this week as well. Check it out! Read More »
The 12 Days of Deadpool continued today with something that is both hilarious and cool. 20th Century Fox has released a page from the Deadpool script, which would be something fun to read on its own. But this particular page is made even better by the fact that the Merc with a Mouth himself provided notes on the script. In true Deadpool fashion, he makes plenty of inappropriate jokes, references and even includes a dig at X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Check it out! Read More »
If sitting on the Merc with a Mouth’s lap at your local movie theater isn’t enough Deadpool holiday cheer for you this season, you’re going to want to see what’s in store with the 12 Days of Deadpool beginning today. Ryan Reynolds appears as the other jolly guy in a red suit with a lap worth sitting on, to let fans know that there will be something new for Deadpool fans every day for the next 12 days, leading right up to the release of a new trailer on Christmas Day. Check it out! Read More »
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Depending on what kind of multiplex you go to, you may have noticed that cardboard movie theater standees have gotten more complex in recent years. Some are just 3D versions of movie posters, while others allow fans to interact or pose for photos that make them look like they’re part of the poster.
And that’s exactly what 20th Century Fox and Marvel movie have delivered with the latest fun standee you might spot at your local theater. This Deadpool standee has the Merc with a Mouth acting as Santa Claus, so you can sit on his lap for a nice Christmas card photo for your friends and family. Look! Read More »
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Ryan Reynolds hit the streets last night dressed as Deadpool, and it looks like he found some movie marketing friendly kids dressed as his 20th Century Fox owned Marvel Comics cohorts known as the X-Men. Read More »