How They Created Deadpool‘s World, Including his Mask

Deadpool will likely be one of 2016's biggest surprise hits. The film was a monster success with audiences, with Ryan Reynold's trash talking, fourth wall breaking red masked vigilante bringing some much needed chutzpah to the Marvel cinematic universe.  Now, we're getting a glimpse at how Deadpool​'s world were built, from the breathtaking action to the breathable (supposedly) red mask. 

First, check out Atomic Fiction's VFX breakdown reel showcasing their incredible work creating computer generated characters, vehicles, and an entire urban environment.

"Deadpool" Visual Effects Breakdown from Atomic Fiction on Vimeo.

Next, check out this featurette that showcases another crucial build for the Deadpool filmmakers: his mask. The mask underwent various design phases, ensuring that every component worked, both in the world of Deadpool and as a practical piece of wardrobe that Ryan Reynolds would have to wear. 

Principal photography on Deadpool was shot in Vancouver, Canada, where all the exciting live-action you see in the film takes place. 



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