It's been awhile since we've seen anything from 20th Century Fox's highly-anticipated superhero adaptation Deadpool, with star Ryan Reynolds releasing a high-flying photo back in August. This morning, the actor shared yet another image through his Twitter account, which shows the Merc With the Mouth trying to connect to today's youth, specifically, Brianna Hildebrand's Negasonic Teenage Warhead, by doing some light reading. The photo features both characters taking shelter behind a vehicle that's been turned on its side, with Deadpool reading Judy Blume's Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
While we don't know for sure at what point in the superhero movie this image is from, it appears to be in the aftermath of the highway shootout scene that fans saw in the Deadpool trailer released at Comic-Con this summer. The turned-over vehicle seems to be a dead giveaway, but, then again, one would think there may not be enough time to catch up on some reading when machine gun-toting bad guys are gunning for you. One thing is for certain, though, Negasonic Teenage Warhead hardly seems impressed by Deadpool's choice of reading material.
Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
The supporting cast includes Morena Baccarin as Wade's girlfriend Vanessa Carlyle, a.k.a. Copycat, Gina Carano as Angel Dust, Ed Skrein as Ajax, T.J. Miller as Wesel, Andre Tricoteux as Colossus and Leslie Uggams as Blind Al. There have been rumors that Hugh Jackman may have a cameo as Wolverine, but that has not been confirmed at this time. There has also been a rumor that 20th Century Fox is moving forward with Deadpool 2, in place of a sequel to this summer's box office bomb, Fantastic Four.
Tim Miller directs Deadpool from a screenplay by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Deadpool is slated for release on February 12, 2016, going up against Warner Bros.' How to Be Single and Paramount's comedy sequel Zoolander 2. Hopefully we won't have to wait too long before the next trailer debuts, but until then, check out this new photo from Deadpool.