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James Corden desperately wants to play Deadpool’s sidekick in the sequel

Sorry James, but Deadpool is more of a solo act.

 

Michelle Jaworski

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Published Feb 19, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 4:51 am CDT

Even though Deadpool was only released last week, James Corden figured that it was never too early to make some unsolicited suggestions about the greenlit sequel.

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The Late Late Show host loved the movie just like everyone else, but he felt it was missing a little something. Most superheroes had sidekicks, he said, so why shouldn’t Deadpool? And who better than Corden to fill the role?

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Instead of reaching deep into the Marvel archives, Corden presented his own range of characters to a deeply resistant Ryan Reynolds, each cuter and more absurd than the last—and none quite perfect enough to keep up with the Merc with a Mouth. Eventually, Reynolds countered with an even better idea—and he answered the age-old question of how Deadpool goes to the bathroom in that suit.

We’d pay to see that movie.

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Screengrab via The Late Late Show with James Corden/YouTube

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*First Published: Feb 19, 2016, 1:39 pm CST