Once Upon a Deadpool hopes to be a Deadpool for a wider audience during the holiday season, featuring a heavily edited PG-13 version of Deadpool 2. But is there anyone even slightly interested in such an idea? Even with the bonus incentive of a portion of the proceeds going to charity, this last-minute cash-grab fails to justify its existence.
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This is how you remind audiences that a PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2 is coming to theaters this week in the form of Once Upon a Deadpool. We’ve already seen a good amount of the back and forth between Deadpool and Fred Savage, reprising his childhood role from The Princess Bride, but a new promo features the longest scene yet between these two.
For those who don’t know, Ryan Reynolds is fiercely Canadian, and it looks like he’s bringing some of that maple pride to the Deadpool franchise because he puts up one hell of a defense for one of Canada’s most reviled exports: the rock band Nickelback. After Fred Savage makes an off-handed comment about Marvel movies licensed by 20th Century Fox being like The Beatles produced by Nickelback, Deadpool just can’t contain his frustration and he goes on quite the rant.
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Why would anyone make a PG-13 version of Deadpool 2? The answer is pretty obvious, and thankfully, Deadpool himself is here to tell it like it is. In a new Once Upon a Deadpool teaser, Deadpool and hostage/friend Fred Savage go back and forth bickering about why this new holiday edition of Deadpool 2 is coming to theaters at all. Watch it below.
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This Christmas, fans of Deadpool are getting an interesting new gift in the form of a PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2, the R-rated comic book sequel that has become such a success largely because 20th Century Fox allowed Ryan Reynolds to give the Merc with a Mouth his due diligence. But the studio loves raking in more cash, and if they can get families into theaters to give Deadpool a shot with a more tame cut of the comic book blockbuster, why not?
But what about fans who have already seen Deadpool 2? Is this going to be worth it for them to buy another ticket to a movie that has removed the profanity and blood, key selling points of the original version? A new teaser for the re-release, titled Once Upon a Deadpool, provides some insight into how much new material fans will get. Deadpool 2 co-star Julian Dennison recently appeared in an international teaser for the movie, and he reveals just how much extra footage will be in the recut. Read More »
That scamp Deadpool is back with Once Upon a Deadpool, a PG-13 edit of Deadpool 2 that removes most of the naughty stuff, and throws in Fred Savage for good measure. The re-edited sequel will find its way into theaters just in time for the holiday season, netting even more money for Fox and hopefully satiating greedy, gluttonous Deadpool fans who can’t get their fill of Ryan Reynold‘s smart-ass superhero. Watch the Once Upon a Deadpool trailer below.
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Earlier this week, we got the official details on the PG-13 re-release of the R-rated comic book sequel Deadpool 2. Under the new title of Once Upon a Deadpool, the sequel will be toned down so underage teens and their families who don’t head out for R-rated releases can get some laughs in around the holidays. But that’s not all, because the movie also has new scenes created as a framing device that will take a cue from The Princess Bride by featuring an unwilling Fred Savage.
Now, the first Once Upon a Deadpool poster has arrived, and it’s quite magical. Check it out below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, check out a visual effects breakdown from Deadpool 2. Plus, the first part in a new video essay series explores how Transformers director Michael Bay is a true American auteur, and Natalie Portman breaks down her career from early turns in films like Léon: The Professional to her more recent roles on the big screen. Read More »
We learned in September that Fox would be releasing a PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2, and since then, info about the re-cut superhero sequel has slowly trickled out. Word broke that Fred Savage would appear in the new cut, reprising his role from The Princess Bride. And then it was revealed Ryan Reynolds returned for reshoots. Now, the full details about the Deadpool 2 PG-13 cut have been revealed, along with a new title: Once Upon a Deadpool.
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Posted on Monday, October 29th, 2018 by Fred Topel
The upcoming PG-13 re-release of Deadpool 2 on December 21 is surprising for two reasons. One is that the whole point of Deadpool is that it’s R-rated. The other is that the re-release will actually feature new footage, so it is a new cut of the film.
Screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick spoke to /Film about their upcoming YouTube Premium series Wayne this week and discussed the Deadpool 2 reshoots for this upcoming release.
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Zazie Beetz, who stars in FX’s Atlanta and made a big impact in theaters earlier this year as the lucky superhero Domino in Deadpool 2, attended ACE Comic Con in Chicago this past weekend. During a Q&A session, the actress revealed that before she snagged the role of Domino, she auditioned to play Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse. Read Beetz’s full quote below. Read More »