Deadpool movie won’t recast the Merc With A Mouth

20th Century Fox’s Deadpool may be getting rebooted, but its star isn’t

Deadpool, as he appears in the Marvel comics
Deadpool, as he appears in the Marvel comics

Despite the failure of X-Men Origins: Wolverine to do justice to Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds has proven to be a dogged supporter of the character’s journey back onto the big screen.

According to Deadline, Reynolds – who has yet to appear in a good superhero movie – is closing a deal to appear in the reboot.which is being directed by former VFX man Tim Miller and based on a script by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

We applaud Ryan Reynolds’ commitment to doing right by Wade Wilson, but we are kinda disappointed that we’ll never see Shaun William Scott in the role, as imagineered by the Soska Sisters:

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