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Deadpool 2 – everything we know so far

We round up all of the Deadpool 2 facts in one handy, bite-sized taco of enjoyment.

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Credit: 20th Century Fox/Marvel

The Merc with the Mouth is back! Deadpool 2 is one of the most anticipated superhero sequels of all time, and the fan community are all breathlessly waiting for the film to be released in cinemas.

Check out our review of Deadpool

Deadpool took the world by storm in 2016 after ‘leaked’ teaser footage drove fans wild. A look at what could be done with the character drew critical and fan praise from around the world and enabled Fox and Marvel to play nicely and pave the way for a full blown Deadpool film.

Ryan Reynolds is the star who made the magic happen, and his performance was nothing short of brilliant. Deadpool 2 looks to be equally as entertaining as Wade Wilson takes on more action and adventure.

With Avengers: Infinity War just around the corner, it looks like Marvel’s stock has never been higher, especially with the global success of Black Panther which is still cashing-in at the box-office.

Check out the best Marvel movie posters of all time.

Let’s take a look at what we know so far about Deadpool 2.

Deadpool 2

Credit: 20th Century Fox/Marvel

 

What is Deadpool 2 about?

The official synopsis for Deadpool 2 is hilarious…

‘After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfil his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste.

Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavour – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.’

Jokes aside, expect Deadpool to band together with new mutants to form X-Force while taking down yet another threat. If he feels like it.

 

Who stars in Deadpool 2?

The movie stars Ryan Reynolds (The Hitman’s Bodyguard) along with returning cast members Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller, Stefan Kapicic as the voice of X-Men favourite Colossus and Brianna Hildebrand as the fantastic Negasonic Teenage Warhead.

It looks like the supporting comedy is well represented too with Karan Soni back as Dopinder, the hapless taxi-driver who seems to always be driving Deadpool around town and Leslie Uggams as Blind Al (who will look to steal all of her scenes once again – check out her great line in the trailer)

Bill Skarsgård (IT), Zazie Beetz (Atlanta), Terry Crews (The Expendables 3), and Eddie Marsan (Miami Vice) also feature in the movie.

Josh Brolin plays Cable aka Nathan Summers, the fan-demanded character from the X-Men universe who will make his anticipated big screen debut here. Julian Dennison comes in straight from his global success on Hunt for the Wilderpeople to have a major role here too.

 

When will Deadpool 2 be released?

Deadpool 2 is released in UK cinemas on 15th May 2018.

It hits Finland, France, Italy, the Philippines and Sweden on the 16th May, and Argentina, Australia, Germany, Greece, Croatia, the Netherlands, Russia and Singapore on 17th May.

The USA will have to wait until 18th May to see the film. India Spain and Turkey are also getting it on that day.

 

Who is directing Deadpool 2?

Deadpool 2 is directed by David Leitch, who recently worked on Atomic Blonde.

 

Who wrote the screenplay for Deadpool 2?

A screenplay by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick is being used for Deadpool 2, based on the characters co-created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld.

 

Take a look at the officially released Deadpool 2 poster art

Deadpool 2

Credit: 20th Century Fox/Marvel

Deadpool 2

Credit: 20th Century Fox/Marvel

Deadpool 2

Credit: Marvel/20th Century Fox

Deadpool 2

Credit: Marvel/20th Century Fox

 

Watch the Deadpool 2 mini teaser movie – No Good Deed

 

Watch the official Deadpool 2 trailer and clips

 

 

 

 

Deadpool 2 is out in UK cinemas on 15th May 2018.

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