“Deadpool 3” Release Date Moved Up Six Months
Disney recently announced a whole host of changes to their upcoming film slate, with major releases moving for both live-action Disney remakes and pending Marvel movies. A bit of bright news in this release date musical chairs is that the long-awaited pairing of Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool and Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine will be coming to theaters earlier than expected.
Deadpool 3 will now arrive on May 4, 2024, a full six months earlier than its previously scheduled premiere of November 8, 2024. Getting a chance to see Reynolds’ hyper-voluble, potty-mouthed superhero square off against Jackman’s taciturn, iconic mutant is manna from Marvel heaven for fans. We know that Karan Soni, Leslie Uggams, and Rob Delaney are all returning (Delaney reprises his role as Peter, the human X-Force member who…has no superpowers.) Unfortunately, one person not returning is Zazie Beetz, who played the ever-lucky Domino in Deadpool 2.
The major draw to Deadpool 3 is, of course, Jackman reprising his role as Wolverine. He and Reynolds have been playfully sparring for years about the potential of teaming up together in a Deadpool movie, and their abundant offscreen chemistry will be one of the things fans will be most excited about seeing onscreen. There’s no telling just how badly Reynolds’ Wade Wilson is going to annoy Jackman’s Logan, but it’s all but assured it will be a big feature of the film. It was funny enough seeing Reynolds and Josh Brolin go mouth-to-fist in Deadpool 2, and you can be sure that Jackman’s Wolverine will have no more patience for Deadpool than Brolin’s Cable did.
Deadpool 3 comes from director Shawn Levy and was written by Levy, Reynolds, Rhett Reese, Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux, and Paul Wernick.
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Featured image: L-r: Ryan Reynolds stars as Deadpool in Twentieth Century Fox’s DEADPOOL 2. Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox. Hugh Jackman in ‘Logan.’ Courtesy 20th Century Fox.