The actor has acknowledged that his attempts to get the film off the ground were not as fruitful as those of the fans.
Who, or who, leaked in the Deadpool test-footage on the internet that would end up making one of the most irreverent superheroes in Marvel comics make his leap to the big screen, remains a mystery to be solved. However, Ryan Reynolds is very clear about the real people responsible for the film going ahead: the fans.
“No one dared make a movie like this, so after that test footage was shot, the tape sat in a drawer for several years. The studio only considered making it when the test footage leaked and fans inundated them with hate mail and tweets asking for the movie to be made“, says Reynolds in an interview with From Hollywood.
“They were saying, “We want a Deadpool movie and we want it now!“, recalled the actor, who also recognized that his work as an “ambassador” of the mercenary with a mouth had not been as fruitful as the requests of the fans had been. “People believe this false idea that I have been an ambassador for Deadpool for eleven years. And I was, but I got nothing at all.”
“It was all thanks to the fans, they got what they wanted. Good thing they were the ones who did the hard work for me.”joked the actor who is now completely involved in the pre-production of the third Deadpool movie, which will arrive almost six years after the premiere of the second.
Arrival at UCM
Following the purchase of 20th Century Fox by Disney in 2019, Many wondered what was going to happen to the Deadpool saga in the cinema. Well, despite the fact that Wade Wilson is one of the most beloved characters in Marvel comics, his particular way of speaking and his extreme violence don’t seem to fit too much into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
However, after months of negotiations, it seems that at last Ryan Reynolds has managed to pull off a third Deadpool movie, And not only that, because as the CEO of Marvel Studios announced, this will be within the UCM.