It's been rumored for some time now, but Ryan Reynolds just made it official: The actor will reprise his role as Deadpool in a new standalone movie.
Reynolds posted an image of the superhero on Twitter to announce the news, though there's been no official word from Fox.
Uh... It's Chimichanga Time. pic.twitter.com/ZlknW4HOtj- Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) December 4, 2014
Meanwhile, Deadline reports that the studio is currently hammering out a deal with the star for a feature focusing on the character, who first appeared onscreen in 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine." Deadline reports that Fox is making the movie in conjunction with Marvel Studios, and director Tim Miller is attached to helm the film.
"Deadpool" is tentatively scheduled for a February 2016 release. Stay tuned for more details.
[via: Ryan Reynolds, Deadline]
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