Sequel to Upcoming Deadpool Movie is Under Discussion

"You hope that it's the first of many."

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The big screen adaptation of Marvel's Deadpool comics may not arrive until next year, but the sequel is already under discussion. In an interview with the Collider, writer/producer Simon Kinberg explained that a second Deadpool movie was very much under consideration.

"We certainly are talking about the sequel," he said. "We were talking about the sequel while we were making the movie, because when you make a film like this that's from a serialized source material, you hope that it's the first of many."

"We're all feeling really proud of it, so hopefully before it comes out we will be well into the process of figuring out a sequel," Kinberg added.

Deadpool is one of the Marvel properties owned by Fox, and it sits within their X-Men movie universe. The comic book, about a violent, wise-cracking antihero with superhuman healing powers, is known for its dark, irreverent tone, and Kinberg confirms that this is very much the approach that has been taken for the film version.

"I have seen a rough cut of Deadpool and it's fantastic. It delivers on the promise of the trailer. We really committed and leaned into it being R-rated. It's just darker and edgier and weirder in the best way--like Deadpool should be--than any other movie in the genre."

Deadpool stars Ryan Reynolds Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, and T. J. Miller, and arrives in theaters in 2016.

Elsewhere, in an interview with MTV News, Kinberg addressed the critical and commercial failure of this summer's superhero flop Fantastic Four, a film he also produced.

"I was obviously disappointed," he admits. "I was most disappointed that fans didn't like it. I care more about them than I do anyone else. But I haven't done a full deep dive on it. Do I think it was unfairly treated? I don't know.

"I do believe there is a great Fantastic Four movie that we've made with that cast. So I'm gonna figure out what that is. I'd like that to happen."

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rushiosan

That's the problem with the industry nowadays, specially when it comes to superhero movies: they plan sequels even before the first product is finished. The mandatory "we must tie all these movies together" worked like a charm for first wave of Avengers plan, but now it's resulting in a convoluted, unnecessary connection. And it seems like DC is following the steps.

Come on, stop talking about money for a while and focus on making a memorable debut for Deadpool. I'm sure it will have countless sequels as long as it's good.

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rushiosan

That's the problem with the industry nowadays, specially when it comes to superhero movies: they plan sequels even before the first product is finished. The mandatory "we must tie all these movies together" worked like a charm for first wave of Avengers plan, but bow it's resulting in a convoluted, unnecessary connection. And it seems like DC is following the steps.

Come on, stop talking about money for a while and focus on making a memorable debut for Deadpool. I'm sure it will have countless sequels as long as it's good.

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RossRichard

Shouldn't they let the movie come out first and see if it will bomb before they talk about sequels?

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jenovaschilld


What a load of horseshit. Ben Grimm as a killing tool of the government .... dumbest movie ever.

"I was obviously disappointed," he admits. "I was most disappointed that fans didn't like it. I care more about them than I do anyone else. But I haven't done a full deep dive on it. Do I think it was unfairly treated? I don't know.

"I do believe there is a great Fantastic Four movie that we've made with that cast. So I'm gonna figure out what that is. I'd like that to happen."

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whakyZ86

After watching the trailer for the hundredth time, I think I've isolated the one element that could make or break the movie (with all due respect to the fact that I have t see. It yet)....

I believe that Ryan reanolds acting style is well suited for the wade Wilson character: he is cheesy to a fault and constantly making use of sarcasm...but if he doesn't nail the drama of being sick and given a second chance well...the movie will just be laughable and cliche

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thecman25

well shit lets see how the movie does first

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Henchman216

Deadpool looks amazing and would love a sequel, just without Kinberg attached in any capacity. The man butchers every comic book property his name is on!

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lnception

We want gameplay footage.

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Fox is terrible at adaptations: see F4, max Payne, hit man, db evolution, X-Men (besides days of the future past), st, etc. I don't have much faith in this although I love the character

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RedWave247

@Vatusus: Reynolds has fought hard to get a PROPER Deadpool movie made. I have some faith.

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Stebsis

@Darion350: I guess the director has a lot to do with it, Bryan Singer has been director, or writer in case of First Class, of all the main X-Men movies, except 3 which he had nothing to do with. In the end, as long as the men in suits don't interfere too much, it all comes down to who they get making the films

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The_Truth

@Vatusus: Fan4stic looked bad from the start, but deadpool looks awesome. I trust reynolds in this one

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normanislost

@Vatusus: well..... one good sign is deadpool has an 18 rating which is the opposite of what fox would normally force onto a film since the lower the age rating the more money they can make

plus the new FF4 trailer looked awful from the get go, while this looks much better