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Deadpool is the latest of Marvel Comics’ superheroes to make it to the big screen. This is one of the films we’ve been waiting for most – featuring, as it does, Marvel’s unconventional, quick-tongued anti-hero.
Fans were unimpressed with the off-piste version of the character Ryan Reynolds played in the awful X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Though Reynolds returns here, it seems the script keeps the character much closer to his comic book presentation.
An earlier trailer was released at Christmas (note that this is NSFW):
The marketing team behind Deadpool have adopted the character’s dark sense of humour in their promotional efforts, too. For example, here they spoof the usual rom com releases in the run-up to Valentine’s Day:
Then there was this awful/brilliant (delete as appropriate) billboard written in emojis:
— Willow Tree Media (@WillowTreeInc) January 30, 2016
Then Ryan Reynolds did a Caturday spoof pic:
And a sexy pic on a rug:
He even kissed Wayne Rooney:
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 5, 2016
There have a been a number of trailers and teasers put out there, and our appetites are now thoroughly whetted. We can’t wait for this one!
Deadpool hits UK cinemas on 10 February 2016.