• 2016
  • US
  • 1h 48min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tim Miller
  • Written by: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Gina Carano, Ed Skrein
  • UK release: 10 February 2016

Cynical crook Wade Wilson (Reynolds) undergoes an experimental procedure to transform him into a superhero, but emerges as the scarred and revenge-bent Deadpool. The emphasis on knowing humour is a bit obnoxious but it's a lot of fun, and Reynolds, with his likeability and swagger, was born to play the title role.

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Ryan Reynolds: My priority is to make an X Force movie

9 Feb 2016

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Deadpool's Ryan Reynolds says making an X-Force movie is his number one "priority". The 39-year-old actor has taken on the role of the wise-cracking mercenary, who gains super-powers after undergoing an experimental regenerative mutation to cure his…

Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool injuries

1 Feb 2016

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Ryan Reynolds worries he's too old to play a superhero. The 38-year-old actor plays Deadpool in the upcoming comic book adaptation but admitted working out for the role was physically gruelling, as he put his back out on the first day of training. He…

Ryan Reynolds: I love Deadpool's humour

20 Jan 2016

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Ryan Reynolds loved portraying Deadpool's dark "humour" in the upcoming superhero film. The 39-year-old actor plays Wade Wilson and his alter ego in the movie which tells the story of his transformation into the titular hero, following the use of an…

Ryan Reynolds perfect for Deadpool

12 Nov 2015

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Ryan Reynolds is "perfectly suited" to the part of Deadpool. The 38-year-old actor plays Marvel's titular anti-hero in the eagerly-awaited new movie and producer Simon Kinberg can't imagine anyone else in the role. He told Collider: "I've worked on a…

Ryan Reynolds reveals Deadpool's greatest superpower

9 Oct 2015

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Ryan Reynolds thinks Deadpool's greatest superpower is "annoying the s**t out of people". The 38-year-old actor - who plays the Marvel anti-hero in the eagerly-awaited new movie - is confident Deadpool will thrive among a host of comic book films…

Ryan Reynolds stole Deadpool costume

1 Oct 2015

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Ryan Reynolds stole his 'Deadpool' costume from the set. The 38-year-old actor has spent 10 years waiting for the comic book movie to come to fruition so was determined he'd take home a special souvenir when filming ended. He said: "I loved wearing it…

Ryan Reynolds 'wept' at costume success

15 Jul 2015

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Ryan Reynolds "wept" when he saw his 'Deadpool' suit for the first time. The 38-year-old star has admitted it was hard work to create the tight-fitting garment in the time restraints but insists he is incredibly proud of the final result. He said: "Boy…

Deadpool is 'graphic'

3 Jul 2015

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Simon Kinberg has revealed 'Deadpool' is "graphic". The 41-year-old producer has revealed that the new sci-fi movie, starring Ryan Reynolds, will see boundaries pushed to the limit. He said: "Deadpool is a hard R. "It's graphic. Nothing is taboo. You…

Ryan Reynolds: Deadpool won't be a typical comic book movie

3 Apr 2015

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Ryan Reynolds says 'Deadpool' won't be the typical comic book movie. The 38-year-old actor explained the much-anticipated movie will be shot on a small budget and has, therefore, told fans to expect something a little offbeat. He remarked: "It's not…

Ryan Reynolds previews fan-friendly Deadpool

13 Mar 2015

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Ryan Reynolds says 'Deadpool' will be made in a way that "the most critical of fanboys could embrace". The much-anticipated sci-fi movie has been 11 years in the making - having encountered various obstacles along the way - and Reynolds says it won't…

Ryan Reynolds says Deadpool will be the 'movie we want to make'

27 Jan 2015

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Ryan Reynolds says 'Deadpool' will be the "movie we want to make". The 38-year-old star is due to appear in the 'X-Men' movie spin-off and has revealed that after the film suffered more than its fair share of hiccups, it is now progressing nicely. He…

T.J. Miller up for Deadpool role

7 Jan 2015

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T.J. Miller and Ed Skrein are in talks to star in 'Deadpool'. Ryan Reynolds has agreed to reprise his role as the Marvel Comics anti-hero, a part he first played in 2009 film 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine', and now Fox are finalising the other cast members.

Ryan Reynolds linked to return to Deadpool role

3 Nov 2014

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Ryan Reynolds could reprise the role of Deadpool. The 38-year-old actor played the part in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' in 2009 and Rob Liefeld - the creator of 'Deadpool' - has suggested he could return to the role. reports Liefeld talking…

Deadpool movie given release date

19 Sep 2014

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20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios have announced that the X-Men spin-off 'Deadpool' will be released on February 12, 2016. The character appeared in the 2009 film 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine', with Ryan Reynolds playing the part. And it is widely…

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