Deadpool! Deadpool! Deadpool! Could there ever be a more ideal role for the perfectly sarcastic Ryan Reynolds?! We think not and here are 5 reasons why Black Nerd Squad is excited for Deadpool.
1) We are all still suffering from a The Force Awakens hangover and the time between now and Episode VIII is just way to long. Captain America Civil War doesn’t start for another 5 months, In the meantime, the sarcasm and wit of anti-hero Wade Wilson is the perfect appetizer for the summer of blockbusters to follow.
2)The concept of Deadpool: Its the perfect mix of comedy, action, and The Feels. How could you not be cheering for a guy who’s looking to make the most of the his life during what could be his last days because of a terminal illness? Taking on bad guys, trying to save the love of his life all while keeping the sarcasm and jokes constantly coming.
3) Easter Eggs. With X-Men Apocalypse slated to come out later this year, we’re looking forward to all the clues and foreshadowing Deadpool could possibly provide in to the new movie. Could there even be cameo from our favorite Merc-With-a-Mouth!?
4 ) Speaking of X-Men, let’s talk about Wade Wilson and how he came to be. Having been diagnosed with a terminal illness Wade was contacted by Department K and underwent experiment involving a healing serum derived from the X-Men’s very own Wolverine which gives him the amazing ability to regenerate quickly; making him virtually indestructible. Deadpool meets up with Wolverine later as a part time member of X-Force which is also lead by Wolverine.
5) The 4th Wall. With some many comic franchises to date, having an anti-hero who’s aware of the audience can only lead to the most amazing movie experience ever. The person-to-person dialog that he’s known for having takes on a new dimension in movie form, allowing for more sarcasm and more spot on perfectly timed jokes.
Deadpool is rated “R” and opens in theaters on Friday, February 12th. In case you haven’t see them, below are a few trailers of the upcoming movie. Be warned: the second one is a Red Band trailer – meaning it’s not safe for work or kids!