‘Deadpool’ Confirmed to Spin-Off from ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’

Ryan Reynolds will get another chance to play the Merc With a Mouth in Fox's mutant hero franchise.
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‘Deadpool’ Confirmed to Spin-Off from ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool Mutants seem to be unstoppable with the news from earlier today that there would be a sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine - which is now joined by the news that there will in fact be a solo film for Ryan Reynolds in the role of Wade Wilson/Deadpool. The news came from a source in Fox studios to MTV, and confirms that Deadpool will get a solo film, also produced by Lauren Shuler Donner and Marvel.

The Deadpool movie will be an exploration of the character's background, and how he goes from being a part of the Weapon X project seen in Wolverine to becoming the mask-wearing Merc with the Mouth known to be a fan-favorite with readers of the X-Men comics.

Fox is reportedly looking for a writer and director for the film at the present, but Reynolds is expected to return to the role. This should come as no surprise to fans who had been clamoring to see Reynolds play the character for years, nor should it come as surprise to the long list of influential people who have spoken in favor of Reynolds for the role, including Reynolds himself, Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld and Fox Chairman Tom Rothman.

Deadpool is known as "the merc with a mouth," a character that under Reynolds lived up to his billing in Wolverine until the end, when the movie deviated from the comic book persona, imbuing him with several superpowers and sewing his mouth shut.

It is understood that Reynolds would regain the ability to mouth off, with the movie going back to the roots of the character known for his slapstick tone and propensity to break the fourth wall. The character also was disfigured in Wolverine though it's unclear at this time how much the studio would want to mess with Reynolds' handsome mug.

Whether the Deadpool film will follow in the footsteps of the hidden ending for X-Men Origins: Wolverine, or if it will go off in a different direction, it is currently too early to say. But you can expect SuperheroFlix and MovieWeb to keep our ears to the ground to bring you the latest news about Deadpool as it becomes available.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine was released May 1st, 2009.

Deadpool comes to theaters February 12th, 2016.

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  • redace • 6 years ago

    Deadpool is awesome and Ryan fit the part pretty good i hated they killed him off in wolverine which is one of the reasons I hated the film but if they do yes what you all hate to hear but a reboot but with the same actor just a different story it could be a really good movie

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    • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

      You're a f*cking Geek! You must play World of Warcraft a lot?

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      • instead8909 • 6 years ago

        I'm not going to back down. Your a mother f*cking bully and you know it, your House's worse nightmare, Freddy Kruger would run away from you.

        Jason would drop his weapon of choice and run screaming back into the lake. Chucky would rather take his head off and burn it, Mike would take his cleaver and stab himself to death than face you. That's right you're their nightmare.

        You haven't faced us good people, I'm in you're dreams, I'm the very essence of your very fiber. I am the stuff of your nightmares, Fear me for my true name would burn your soul and beyond. I'll send you to Reann, where you will plead to be released by my demon friend. Whisper into his ear, Torc would laugh at you as he tortures you. There is no mercy, the devil avoids going there since it's beyond his control.

        Now Fear me forever, every thought you have, every time you're in the wash room or when you lie in bed my true name will burn into you.

        For I am Graven Leech. I am Immortal, I am the things of nightmares. HAHAHA

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        • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

          Wow Corky! Yeah right you were the bully. Who'd be scared of your stupid ass? I'd like to see you try to shut me up? P*ssy! Your grammar is so f*cked up. You're a f*cking moron! F*ck you! F*ck your family and the dead ones. I hope you all burn in hell! F*ck your Canadian ass! You're a disgrace to Canada. How about you stop repeating what I've already said and come up with your own sh*t to say dumbass! I'll really get off the site because you said so. Whatever, you f*cking retarded ass loser! And no I haven't seen your baseball bitch!

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          • instead8909 • 6 years ago

            I'm calling a truce

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            • instead8909 • 6 years ago

              Not so I was the bully ass wipe. Go f*ck your self and go f*ck your daddy, big know it all Dick head. What are you, a little kid in a small pond, c*nt sucker. Your nothing but a monkey lover douche bag that knows not when to shut up.

              Eat sh*t and blow on your own c*ck you f*cking sh*t head, munching on your daddies butt hole.

              Take that shot gun and do us a favor and die die die. Hell no one will miss you, but before you do that drink that bottle you were saving for me first. Get the f*ck off this site right now or I will drag you under the ground and rip you apart.

              Nuth said.

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              • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

                If you don't want to hear it then don't read it bitch! I bet you were club8. I bet you were a f*cking loser who got picked on all the time. I swear you act like a little kid. We used to say that sh*t in grade school. How f*cking old are your? . Well I bet you have a few pet names yourself. Judging by your pic you look like a real winner. OMG! You look like f*cking Corky, but with facial hair. LMFAO!!! Here's the last insult I'll say to you. Die slow and painful *sshole!

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                • instead8909 • 6 years ago

                  I meant the site and the film fans that don't want to hear you.

                  I was one of the cool kids in High School and I'm a mean bitch, so far this is my good side. It's best not to upset me because I'm like wolverine on a bad day. Throw as many insults at me if you like,it's just I'm rubber and you're clue anything you say sticks to you.

                  By the way, pet names are usually attached to people who are just as stupid as you. If you can't stand the film fans here, then go to another site. This is the last time I'm speaking to you, get a brain and use it for once. Insults don't get friends. I learned that a long time ago, just comment on the film postings jerk.

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                  • jayjordan1 • 6 years ago

                    idk about this movie i don't know is deadpool really that big of name to bring money into the box office idk right now

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                    • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

                      What do you mean by us? Do you have multiple personalities or something? You f*cking weirdo! "You're not a nice man." What are we five? Your a f*cking baby back bitch!

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                      • instead8909 • 6 years ago

                        Have you read the other post I left on the Green Lantern subject. Or on The Wolverine area as well.

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                        • instead8909 • 6 years ago

                          Your profile fits and I'm right, you're House all right but a mean one. Do us a favor take that bottle and your gun and throw them away. Let us adults handle these things, you might hurt your self.

                          You're not a nice man, did you drink too much? Rubbed off a little hard? if you don't have anything nice to say then leave us alone.

                          By the way, thanks for the tip. I meant probably.

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                          • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

                            Too bad I don't have any pets, but I'll make you my bitch. That's a good comeback. How long did it take for you to come up with that one? Who said I was talking about Canadian actors? I would properly or did you mean probably? In any case, what would I probably enjoy? I know, you drinking a bottle of cyanide.

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                            • instead8909 • 6 years ago

                              I can't believe you're calling me your pet names.

                              Did your mom drop you when you were a baby?

                              In that case who were you talking to and why the hate, do you realize that a number of actors are Canadian. I'm sure you like some of them.

                              You would properly enjoy that action way too much.

                              Tell me which Canadian actors you don't like, unless you don't know any of them.

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                              • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

                                Oh I'm so scared club8. I wasn't even talking to your dumbass you f*cking little Canadian bitch! I wasn't even talking about this film jackass. How about you kiss my ass! I could care less if you like me or my attitude. I'll kick your Canadian ass! I'm gonna tell on you. You sound like a five year old. F*cking baby! How about you do us a favor and go shoot yourself. You won't be missed.

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                                • instead8909 • 6 years ago

                                  nathon lease who the hell are you talking to. Just because guys watch this film or any film that has men in it does not mean they are gay.

                                  Is there something you're trying telling us?

                                  Do all these men that have seen this film make them gay, actually it doesn't. Do us a favor and leave, I can't stand people like you nor your attitude. Hound me once more, I'll contact the owner of this site and report you.

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                                  • thisguy • 6 years ago

                                    This will prolly not do well at all...but i will see it because Deadpool was the sh*t in Wolverine (which really sucked)...hopefully Ryan Reynolds will keep playing him....he is perfect for the role!

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                                    • nathan-lease • 6 years ago

                                      You would like a guy that's gay playing him? Now I know you're a f*ggot.

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                                      • shelley • 6 years ago

                                        Since he is a mix of a whole bunch of mutants he obviously has some sort of regenerative ability.

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                                        • chronic • 6 years ago

                                          Well it like this.

                                          He pulls out his black berry and calls Wolverine via Bluetooth, and like homey lets go to Japan.

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