Ryan Reynolds Reveals He Co-Wrote Deadpool Christmas Movie
Ryan Reynolds once wrote a Christmas-themed Deadpool movie that never got produced. Speaking to The Big Issue, the Free Guy star revealed that he, along with Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick – who co-produced 2018’s Deadpool and its sequel – worked on the Christmas flick, although it got “lost in the shuffle” when it was released. -Disney. acquired 21st Century Fox. Reynolds currently stars with Will Ferrell in Spirited, an Apple TV+ musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol, complete with dance sequences. It turns out that his unproduced Holiday Deadpool screenplay had a similar theme.
“I would like to see a song and dance number in Deadpool the movie. “Four years ago, Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick and I wrote a Christmas movie starring Deadpool,” Reynolds said. Big Problem, discussing his love for musical numbers. “Maybe one day we will make that film. It’s not a musical, but a Christmas movie full of Deadpool. So one day. This wouldn’t be the only time the Merc with a Mouth got a Holiday-themed spin, as in late 2018, select theaters got a PG-13 remake of Deadpool 2, titled. Once upon a time Deadpool, in it, the titular antihero appears to be narrating the story to the kidnapped Fred Savage, who played The Grandson in The Princess Bride. The premise was to recreate this scene, with Deadpool playing Grandpa, who reads the novel in the 1987 film.
After the commercial success of Free Guy and The Adam Project, Reynolds has reunited with director Shawn Levy, for Deadpool 3. The threequel brings Hugh Jackman into the mix as Wolverine, who has officially retired his adamantium claw -honing mutant in 2017. Logan, As fans, one can expect Reynolds and Marvel Studios to follow Jackman, trying to persuade him to play the character and force a collaboration between the two, as in the comics. But, a Variety profile from last month revealed that Jackman was the mastermind behind the decision. “I think, actually, you’ve given up,” he said, referring to Reynolds, who had been pleading for cooperation. “I think it was a big shock for him. There was a pause, then he said, ‘I can’t believe when this happened.’
Unlike the first two films, Deadpool 3 is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, setting up a timeline inconsistency, which the actors jokingly talk about in the video. “Logan takes place in 2029,” Reynolds explained in September. “It’s a completely different thing. Logan died in Logan. Not touching that. In the comics, Deadpool is known for having a shared history with Wolverine, as both origin stories began with the mysterious Weapon X system, turning them into harmless killing machines. The couple maintains a rivalry throughout, which is expected to form the core of the story in Deadpool 3.
Deadpool 3 was originally scheduled for release in September 2024, but it was delayed as the MCU rearranged its calendar with its Phase 5 and Phase 6 movies. The film is now being released two months later, on November 8, 2024. Meanwhile, its director Levy has a Star Wars film on the way, once work on Deadpool 3 is complete.