In September, Fox announced the movie PG-13. Once Upon a Deadpool, But it turns out that the concept was released to Ryan Reynolds on Twitter in 2017. With the struggles suffered by most of the films in the DCEU, the biggest success story in the world of comic book films in recent years outside the MCU is Dead Pool. Fox took a risk accepting to launch the first dead Pool Film with an R rating: a fact that Reynolds has recognized, but it paid off.
Critics and moviegoers alike worshiped The Merc with Mouth's solo debut, which led to a huge $ 783 million take and the title of the highest-grossing R-rated movie in the world. Passion of Christ He still maintains that title at the national level, a fact that will surely have a lot of fun for Deadpool. Interestingly, both 2017 and 2018 saw dead Pool they almost fall off their hanger, with THAT Finally winning $ 700 million worldwide, and a well-received sequel Deadpool 2 Transportation in $ 734 million.
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After two successful films, Deadpool is firmly established as a character capable of leading his own film franchise, and it's the latest dead Pool The movie will hit theaters much sooner than expected. Of course, there's the problem that it's not a completely new project, it's a cut of PG-13's Deadpool 2, Surrounded by a new framing device. Set to get to theaters in December, Once Upon a Deadpool presents new scenes from a Deadpool with a Christmas theme that reads the story of the sequel to Fred Savage, in the style of The princess Bride. It turns out that although that user @MVBramley Actually, we presented that exact concept to Reynolds directly on Twitter in December 2017, many months before the project was announced. Take a look at the test below.
@VancityReynolds If Marvel forces you to make a Deadpool PG-13, simply copy the framing device from The Princess Bride and have Deadpool censor it by Fred Savage as a bedtime story. A kidnapped adult of Fred Savage. There I fixed it.
– M.V.B. (@MVBramley) December 7, 2017
In the follow-ups of the second previous Tweet, Bramley does not go so far as to accuse Reynolds of cheating his idea, but rightly points out how crazy it would be a coincidence if those behind Once Upon a DeadpooI had independently thought of the same idea that involved the Fred Savage framing device. Reynolds has not yet commented on Bramley's Tweets, but previous interviews suggested that the actor himself came up with the idea and presented it to Fox along with writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.
io9 He learned about Bramley's situation today and asked him to explain more thoroughly what happened. Apparently he found out about Once Upon a Deadpool Through his wife, during a conversation about his trailer. When asked if he plans to take legal action against Disney, which will soon be the owner of the Fox studios, Bramley understandably played down that possibility by clearly assessing that it would not be prudent to go to battle with such a powerful company. Fortunately, however, at least you'll get some kind of recognition from Reynolds, a celebrity famous for treating his fans well.
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Once Upon a Deadpool It hits theaters on December 12.
Sources: @MVBramley, io9
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