RELEASE DATE: February 12, 2016
DIRECTOR: Tim Miller
WRITERS: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
PRODUCERS: Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg
BASED ON: Deadpool by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefield
CAST: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, Gina Carano, T.J. Miller
PRODUCTION COMPANIES: 20th Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment, The Donners Company
DISTRIBUTOR: 20th Century Fox
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: Deadpool
OFFICIAL TWITTER: @deadpoolmovie
PRODUCTION START: March 2015
In what will be the eighth installment in the X-Men film series and the first since X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), the film stars second-time cinematic superhero Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern) as a Special Forces operative Wade Wilson, who is subjected in a scientific experiment leaving him with accelerated healing powers. Wilson adopts the alter ego of Deadpool, who is determined to find the man who changed his life.
The sequel was greenlit by the time of Deadpool’s release. Tim Miller will return to direct and Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick returning to write the script.