Deadpool 2 is coming: Ryan Reynolds’ superhero sequel gets a release date
Ryan Reynolds superhero sequel Deadpool 2 has been set for a June 2018 release date. The film will introduce new cast members Josh Brolin and Zazie Beets.Updated: Apr 23, 2017 11:17 IST
The merc with a mouth is returning to the big screen, and now we know when!
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the follow up to the 2016 superhero film Deadpool will hit the theatres on June 1, 2018, Fox announced.
Production for the sequel is scheduled to begin in June 2016.
Ryan Reynolds is all set to reprise his role as the titular superhero, while John Wick director David Leitch will sit behind the camera for the project.
The movie has made some new cast additions, recruiting Josh Brolin to play Cable and Zazie Beetz as Domino. This will be second outing for Brolin in a Marvel property. He also portrays Thanos in Avengers franchise. Both films are produced by different studios.
Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick reunite to write the script, with Drew Goddard assisting on writing duties as well.
The first movie, released in February 2016, was a sleeper hit, earning $783 million worldwide to become the top-grossing R-rated film of all time.
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First Published: Apr 23, 2017 11:16 IST