Don’t Worry, Disney Will Keep Deadpool For Adults

When the family-focused Walt Disney Company moved to acquire 20th Century Fox, many wondered if the integration of Marvel properties would have one particular casualty: the R-rated nature of Deadpool. In other words, it won't be watered down for a younger audience, so you can expect the franchise to keep its 15 (or higher) certification going forward. Read More >>

Someone Actually Tweeted the Plot to Once Upon a Deadpool Last Year

In a meta-twist worthy of Deadpool himself, the plot of the upcoming Once Upon a Deadpool may not have come from star Ryan Reynolds or his Deadpool 2 co-writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. It may have come from a seemingly random tweet dated December 2017. That’s when New York-based writer and artist Michael Vincent Bramley posted the following: Read More >>

Once Upon a Deadpool, the ‘PG-13’ Version of Deadpool 2, is Still a 15 in the UK

Back when the first Deadpool movie was released there was a big fuss over the fact it was aiming for a 'R' rating in the US, rather than the PG-13 rating the studio wanted to try and maximise commercial appeal. So it was big news when it was announced that a PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2 was announced, containing less blood, less swearing, and fewer conversations about the 'prison wallet'. Sadly Once Upon a Deadpool, as it's now known, will not be getting a lower rating here in the UK. Read More >>

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Deadpool’s Looking for a New Crew in This Charming Musical Parody

I’m a sucker for musicals — put something into song and I’m sold. For instance, you can damn well bet I’m gonna see the Mamma Mia! sequel, even though I know it’ll be terrible. But in the meantime, here’s a musical sequel that actually is worth a watch: A Deadpool musical crossover extravaganza. Read More >>

Disney’s Plan to Acquire Fox is Back On, Thanks to a New £53 Billion Deal

A business saga almost worthy of its own summer comic book event might be getting close to its big finale. After a disruption in the form of a rival deal from Comcast, Disney and Fox have announced a renewed deal for the House of Mouse to merge most of Fox’s entertainment subsidiaries into its operations. Read More >>

Deadpool 2 Liked The Golden Girls So Much It Became Them

My favourite gag in the Deadpool movies is that he just really, really enjoys The Golden Girls. And who can blame him? It’s a charming, wholesome show. Read More >>

Disney’s Plans to Buy Fox Just Hit a Major Snag and Its Name is Comcast

Marvel Studios’ parent company Disney would very much like to get its hands on all of the sweet, juicy, profitable comic book IP that Fox smartly secured back in the ‘90s, but the House of Mouse’s tentative $52.4 billion offer might no longer be enough to seal the deal. Read More >>

Deadpool 2 Proves There’s No Excuse Not to Include Queer Superheroes on the Screen

Deadpool 2 revels in pointing out many of the overused narrative beats that other comic book movies tend to rely on when the writers decide to phone it in. Interestingly, the film’s shadiest dig is also one of its most progressive messages. Read More >>

A Guide to Deadpool 2’s X-Force, and Their Comic Origins

Deadpool 2 is upon us, in which the Merc with a Mouth has to form a team of his own to fight off Cable—the X-Force. The team has an important history in the comics, and although Deadpool 2's version is a little different, it’s still packed with new faces that have some Marvel Comics history. Here’s what you should know before sitting down in cinemas. Read More >>

Deadpool 2’s Original End Credit Scenes Were Going to Be Outrageous

The end credits scene of Deadpool 2 is one of the most memorable in superhero history. And, don’t worry, we aren’t going to spoil it. But the film’s writers recently spoke about two other scenes they imagined for the credits that didn’t make it into the film — and they’re just as outrageous, if not more so. Read More >>

5 Great Deadpool Stories That Are About More Than Just Humour

Deadpool 2 is finally upon us, and what better way to celebrate than to dig into the Merc with a Mouth’s comic book backlog? We’ve got some suggestions, but with a twist — these aren’t the hilarious, bizarre adventures that usually star the quirky antihero. These are the stories that explore why Wade Wilson is such a compelling character, even beyond the quips and violence. Read More >>

Deadpool 2 is Better Than the Original – and Funnier, Too

Deadpool 2 is a family movie. We know that because, very early on, Deadpool himself says it. Of course, that’s an odd thing for a character known for excessive violence, naughty language, and occasional nudity to announce. But Deadpool, the writers, and the director spend the bulk of the film trying to live up to that promise, albeit it in very unconventional and roundabout ways—but with the same Deadpool you love at its heart. Read More >>

The First Deadpool 2 Reactions Are Here… and They’re Appropriately Offbeat

Deadpool 2 began screening for press today, and everyone who’s seen it wants to talk about one thing: the post-credits scene. Read More >>