G.I. Joe: Retaliation writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick talk with Spinoff Online about clearing the decks following The Rise of Cobra, casting Bruce Willis as the original Joe, and their commitment to Fox’s long-brewing Deadpool movie.
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Deadpool writers Rhett Rheese and Paul Wernick (Zombieland talk about director Tim Miller’s test reel for the long-brewing film, conceding the biggest hurdle is still convincing Fox executives that an R-rated supehero movie can be successful.
Ryan Reynolds says the script for the long-awaited Deadpool movie remains in development, but “it’s so, so far into the R-rated zone” that it poses a big risk for Fox.
Sources say that filming on the X-Men Origins: Wolverine spinoff Deadpool might start filming this year, and that Ryan Reynolds is still attached to star.
Rob Liefeld teases the possible existence of eight minutes of Deadpool footage, noting that it just might be the first R-rated X-Men movie.
Visual effects artist Tim Miller, who worked on X-Men, X2 and Daredevil, will make his directorial debut on Fox’s Deadpool.
Producer Lauren Shuler Donner assures fans that the Wade Wilson they see in the long-gestating Deadpool will bear little resemblance to the one from X-Men Origins: Wolverine — other than they’re both played by Ryan Reynolds. She also reveals plans for X-Men 4 … and X5.
It only makes sense that the creator of the Merc with a Mouth has a fairly large one himself. Comic book illustrator Rob Liefeld has been using Twitter to lash out against Fox for not prioritizing the Deadpool movie, and now, he’s given a full-fledged interview to clarify some of his criticisms.
With Sin City filmmaker Robert Rodriguez out of the running (again), a report has emerged that Fox’s Deadpool could go to Adam Berg, a Swedish commercial and music-video director best known for a stylish online short for Philips Electronics.
Worried that Ryan Reynolds’ increasing success means that he might step away from Fox’s Deadpool movie? A new interview should go a long way to making you feel better about that.
The long gestating rumor that Sin City and Predators mastermind Robert Rodriguez would take on the Merc with a Mouth apparently have some weight, as the filmmaker is reportedly in talks to direct Deadpool for Fox.
Twentieth Century Fox reportedly has offered Deadpool to Sin City director Robert Rodriguez, who’s said to be considering the project. The adaptation, penned by Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, is still set to star Ryan Reynolds.