Deadpool movie spoiler, plot – truer to the comic book character than the one seen in the 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie; Ryan Reynolds’ new Merc With The Mouth portrayal will be seen talking non

9:41 PM EST 12/26/2014 by Kara Michelle, Celebeat Reporter

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Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Comics have announced they are moving ahead with their long-gestating X-Men spinoff Deadpool projectTim Miller is set to direct, while Ryan Reynolds, who played the part in the 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie, is reportedly in talks to star. The screenwriting duo Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick ofZombieland fame have long been attached to write the script. According to the announcement, Deadpool is green-lit to hit theaters by February 12, 2016.

A leaked first draft of the Reese and Wernick script reveals a Deadpool character who was more in keeping with the occasional superhero otherwise known as the "Merc With The Mouth" from the original Marvel comic books. The Deadpool in the comics never stops talking, is nearly indestructible, he keeps his disfigured, cancer-ridden facealways hidden from view with his red and black mask, he doesn't take himself nor anything else seriously, and, as is his wont, he constantly breaks the fourth wall by addressing the audience directly from time to time. Clearly, the script deviates totally from the origin story of the Deadpool seen in the 2009 X-Men film, a guy who has no cancer, no mask nor costume and, worse of all, no mouth. No wonder then that the studio bosses kept the project mothballed for so long. That is, until fans began demanding for the film following the release of a test footage based on the script sometime in 2012.

In an interview with Coming Soonscript writer Reese revealed: "Fox gave Tim Miller, who's our director and a wonderful guy who is brilliant at what he does, some money and had him go make a test sequence. He directed about a three-minute long test sequence from the movie, all built within a computer. Ryan Reynolds did the motion capture for it. He came in and did the voice for it in an audio session. It is awesome. It is the greatest three minutes." The test footage was leaked on the internet through social news sites and movie blogs. The reception was overwhelmingly so positive that the project just has to be given the go-signal for production. Of course, since Deadpool is one of those amoral, psychotic, homicidal, mercenary-type superheroes, chances are, it will be assigned an "R-rating."

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