Ryan Reynolds confirmed for the ‘Deadpool’ movie

He's reprising the role he originated in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Dec 4, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 1:37 am CDT

The Merc with a Mouth officially has a face behind it.

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Ryan Reynolds, who played Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and reprised his role for the Deadpool test footage that leaked over the summer, is stepping back into Deadpool’s suit for the movie fans have been clamoring for for years.

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He confirmed the news with a tweet that Wade Wilson would be proud of: With plenty of bullets.

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Deadpool writer and producer Rhett Reese also took to Twitter to confirm the news, if Reynolds’ proclamation of “Chimichanga Time” wasn’t clear enough for fans.

According to Deadline, production for Deadpool begins in March 2015 for a 2016 release.

Photo via Chris Jackson/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Dec 4, 2014, 8:17 pm CST