Ryan Reynolds is confident we’ll soon be seeing more adventures with the Merc with a Mouth, aka Deadpool, in Deadpool 3.
In an interview with Collider, while promoting Free Guy, the actor was asked about a third installment in the Deadpool franchise.
Following the Disney-Fox merger, Marvel Studios head honcho Kevin Feige has confirmed that a third film is very much in the works.
Additionally the film, despite its R rating, has been confirmed the film will be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
70% chance Deadpool 3 will begin filming next year
When asked about when production would begin rolling on the sequel, Reynolds seemed cautious but hopeful about the chance production would soon commence:
The percentage chance? I don’t know. I couldn’t assign a percentage to that. I’d say it’s 50/50 maybe? We’re really actively developing it and getting it into pretty good shape.
He went on to improve on those odds, clarifying:
What the hell month is it? August? Oh next year? Probably pretty damn good. I’d say 70%.
Bob’s Burgers writers Lizzie Molyneux-Loeglin and Wendy Molyneux are currently working on the screenplay.
Speaking about working with the sisters, Reynolds was full of praise for them:
They’re incredibly talented and so, so smart. They so understand that world and know how to zig when everyone’s expecting a zag, so it’s been a lot of fun.
While the film doesn’t yet have a director attached, it sounds optimistic that once that director is in place, it will only be a matter of time before the cameras are rolling.
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