20th Century Fox made a lot of fans happy when it granted permission for director Tim Miller and star Ryan Reynolds to go all out with an R-rated cut of Deadpool, and last night during a special screening of the movie in London, T.J. Miller revealed that the X-Men spin-off will receive a director’s cut which will be “even more raw” and “pretty heavy duty”. Here’s Miller making the announcement…
— James (from Essex) (@jamesfromessex) January 28, 2016
Thanks to James from Essex for giving us the heads up.
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
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Deadpool is set for release on February 10th in the UK and February 12th in the States and sees Ryan Reynolds reprising the role of the Merc with a Mouth alongside T.J. Miller (Transformers: Age of Extinction) as Weasel, Morena Baccarin (Gotham) as Copycat, Gina Carano (Fast & Furious 6) as Angel Dust, Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones) as Ajax, Stefan Kapicic (24) as Colossus, Leslie Uggams (Roots) as Blind Al and newcomer Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead.