Ryan Reynolds Says He Co-Wrote an Unmade ‘Deadpool’ Christmas Movie

By | November 20, 2022

  • Ryan Reynolds has revealed he co-wrote a ‘Deadpool’ Christmas film.
  • The actor advised Massive Difficulty that the film received “misplaced within the mess” of the Disney-Fox merger that resulted in 2019.
  • Reynolds additionally shared that he nonetheless hopes the movie will hit screens at some point.

Ryan Reynolds mentioned he co-wrote a “Deadpool” Christmas film that by no means received made as a result of Disney’s acquisition of Fox.

Chatting with Massive Difficulty’s Steven Mackenzie in an interview printed on Saturday, the actor revealed he began writing a vacation film starring the violent and sarcastic anti-hero 4 years in the past.

When Reynolds, who stars within the new Christmas musical “Spirited” with Will Ferrell, was requested if any of his different motion pictures might be enhanced with musical numbers, he talked concerning the movie.

“I’d like to see a music and a dance quantity in a ‘Deadpool’ film. 4 years in the past [‘Deadpool’ co-writers] Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick and I wrote a Christmas film with “Deadpool”. However it received misplaced within the reshuffling of Fox’s Disney acquisition and it was by no means realized,” he mentioned.

The Disney-Fox merger closed in March 2019, in line with Insider’s Travis Clark, with Disney buying most of Fox’s property in a $71.3 billion deal.

Reynolds added that he nonetheless hopes the movie will hit the massive display at some point – even when there is no singing or dancing.

“Possibly at some point we are able to make this film. It is not a musical, however it’s a whole ‘Deadpool’ Christmas film. So at some point.”

Disney representatives didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.

Ryan Reynolds surrounded by people dressed as his character "dead Pool" in Beijing, China

Ryan Reynolds on the premiere of “Deadpool 2” in Beijing, China on January 20, 2019.

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“At some point” could also be additional away than it appears. A 3rd “Deadpool” film, additionally co-written by Reynolds, Reese and Wernick, is already within the works and is slated for launch in 2024. Reynolds claimed in an interview with SiriusXM’s “The Jess Cagle Present” on Nov. 8 that he will not will now not play the character after the movie ends.

“I am going to solely be doing Deadpool for the subsequent two years,” Reynolds mentioned when requested what he may say concerning the franchise’s subsequent installment. “That is it. Simply this film.”

Insider’s Kirsten Acuna reported that the information got here as a shock to followers who had been desperate to see Deadpool work together with Marvel characters. Disney acquired the rights to make use of the X-Males, Unbelievable 4 and Deadpool in Marvel motion pictures when it merged with Fox.