Deadpool is set to have the biggest Valentine's Day opening at the box office ever. And because of that, the superhero epic has not been shy about showing off its sexier, more romantic side. Today, the Merc with the Mouth has released two special Valentine's Day themed videos, hoping you'll call him for a date. About finding that perfect someone, he reaches out with these sultry words.
"Hello there ladies, and some gentlemen. People. Let's go with people. With Valentine's Day fast approaching, I thought maybe you and I could, you know, (bleep). But only in (bleep). Sure, I know what you're thinking. He sounds real sexy. But what's under that red suit? Just imagine the body of Ryan Reynolds with the face of Ryan Reynolds' inbred cousin who burnt his face in a bizarre marshmallow roasting accident. But to compensate for that, what else, super penis! Hmm. Call me."
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. Tim Miller reveals in this preview that Deadpool provides a unique contrast to most superhero movies, since this is a very "grounded" hero.
20th Century Fox is heavily promoting Deadpool during the Super Bowl. For those in the San Francisco area during the big game, 20th Century Fox has lined up a number of different promotional events. Star Ryan Reynolds ran a food truck and handed out the Merc's favorite food, chimichangas this past Friday night, and tonight, the studio will take over a local bar near the stadium, which will be renamed Sister Margaret's Bar after the watering hole in the movie.
The 20th Century Fox film will go up against Warner Bros. romantic comedy How to Be Single and Paramount's comedy sequel Zoolander 2 this coming weekend. If the early projections for a $55 million opening weekend are accurate, the R-rated Deadpool will have a higher opening weekend than both the original X-Men and X-Men: First Class.Deadpool 2 is reportedly already in the works, so stay tuned for more on the sequel.
Ryan Reynolds stars as the Merc With the Mouth, with a supporting cast that includes Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Brianna Hildebrand, Olesia Shewchuk, Style Dayne, Rachel Sheen and Dan Zachary. Tim Miller makes his directorial debut with Deadpool, working from a script by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Deadpool is based on the Marvel comic book series created by Rob Liefeld. Check out Deadpool's special Valentine's Day message of love.