20th Century Fox has settled with the family of Joi Harris, a stunt performer who died on the set of Deadpool 2.
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2016 was an eventful year for comic book movies, with an array of successes, disappointments, and downright disasters. ‘Deadpool’ was one 2016’s success stories. While the first film’s writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick were talking to Comicbook.com about their new sci-fi-horror ‘Life’, the pair commented on how ‘Deadpool 2’ would be cast imminently.
The immensely pleasing mock-rivalry between Ryan Reynolds – aka Deadpool – and Hugh Jackman – aka Wolverine – continues apace. And with Jackman out on the road promoting his latest X-Men outing ‘Logan’, it’s provided Reynolds with a bit of an open goal. Jackman dropped a few snaps over the weekend of the movie’s premiere in Beijing, picturing him with fans. Thanks for an amazing visit Beijing! @WolverineMovie @20thcenturyfox pic.twitter.com/FsbuNpXMQ1
‘Deadpool’ screenwriters Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese have confirmed that, contrary to recent rumours, we definitely won’t be seeing Ryan Reynolds as the merc with the mouth in the upcoming ‘Logan’ – but they don’t rule out a Deadpool/Wolverine crossover in the future. Speaking to The Playlist, Reese firmly states the rumoured ‘Logan’ cameo is “not happening. The tones are just too different.
Ryan Reynolds has boldly predicted that this time next year ‘Logan’ will be in Oscar contention. Thanks to his position as Deadpool, the Canadian actor has already seen a healthy portion of the upcoming blockbuster. Clearly Ryan Reynolds was impressed with it, too, because when he was quizzed by Variety about the lack of Oscar nominations for comic-book movies he insisted that ‘Logan’ could buck that trend.
Deadpool may not be in ‘Logan’. According to Umberto Gonzalez at The Wrap, a source close to the project revealed that Ryan Reynolds will make a cameo appearance as Deadpool in the upcoming Wolverine solo film.
‘Deadpool’ star Ryan Reynolds has a suggestion for a future X-Men universe movie that sounds like a total no-brainer – although, at this point in time, it seems unlikely to happen. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the actor says he’d love nothing more than to team up with the guy he spent a good deal of 2016’s surprise smash hit making fun of: Hugh Jackman. “I want Deadpool and Wolverine in a movie together.