Ryan Reynolds confirmed for the ‘Deadpool’ movie

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

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.

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.

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Michelle Jaworski

Michelle Jaworski

Michelle Jaworski is a staff writer and the resident Game of Thrones expert at the Daily Dot. She covers entertainment, geek culture, and pop culture and has brought her knowledge to conventions like Con of Thrones. She is based in New Jersey.