Deadpool 3 Writers Explain the Film’s Lengthy Production

dead Pool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick discuss the reason for the extended production time of the upcoming sequel.

In an interview with The reading listthe couple were asked why Dead Pool 3 took so long to arrive in theaters. For reference, the latest entry in the franchise, Deadpool 2, came out in 2018. “We want it to be great,” Reese said. “We’re in the lab all the time working on it with Ryan Reynolds, and we’re having a lot of fun.”

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He continued, “So hopefully that translates and ends up entertaining the world. But you know, it’s a marriage between Fox and Disney and they’re two different universes and it’s not easy. But it’s It’s also a wonderful challenge and, you know, high class issues to be able to merge these, these worlds.

Reese also commented on the problems inherent in attempting to merge the dead Pool films in the shared space between Fox and Marvel Studios. “Obviously it’s like it’s two completely different regimes, isn’t it? So it’s two different bureaucracies,” he said. “It was Fox, all these different people, and now it’s not those people. It’s those [Disney] people and these people do things their own way. And we used to do things our own way, so there are differences, but I think the most important thing is that Marvel has been incredibly supportive.”

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Wade Wilson, aka. Deadpool, debuted in Marvel Comics in the 1990s New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabien Nicieza. A product of Weapon X, Deadpool’s healing factor and impeccable mercenary skills have made him as lethal as any top tier assassin, while his game-changing antics have helped secure him a special place in the annals of pop culture. A heavily edited and much maligned version of the character was portrayed by Ryan Reynolds in 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine. However, Reynolds would go on to play a more comic-accurate version of the Merc with a Mouth in 2016. dead Pool and its sequel, Deadpool 2in 2018.


Now that Deadpool is part of Disney-owned Marvel Studios, fans feared that Dead Pool 3 wouldn’t have the same raunchy tone as the previous two films. However, Wernick assured fans that “Deadpool is going to be Deadpool.” In February 2021, Marvel Studios President and Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige confirmed that Dead Pool 3 would maintain the R rating established by earlier films, which were distributed by 20th century studios. However, Marvel Studios has no plans to release any R-rated movies beyond that. Dead Pool 3.

Dead Pool 3 currently has no release date.


Source: The reading list