The forthcoming Deadpool 3 marks the primary movie within the franchise that shall be produced after Disney purchased 20th Century Fox. Fans have expressed concern that the R-rated Merc with a Mouth would possibly change into simply one other kid-friendly jokester underneath the brand new possession. Screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick eased these fears in a recent interview with Den of Geek.
“Deadpool is gonna be Deadpool,” mentioned Wernick.
The duo, who wrote the primary two installments, was not initially aboard for the third go-round. But they had been introduced on after Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin penned a earlier draft. And they’re passionate about being again — and likewise about having your entire Marvel Cinematic Universe to play with.
“It’s a thrill,” Reese mentioned concerning the merger of Marvel properties beforehand held individually by the 2 studios. “It’s an absolute thrill to have the band again collectively, to have a brand new backdrop within the MCU with new characters, new villains, that type of factor. You know, it’s by no means a wedding we essentially noticed coming, Fox and Disney, that was an exterior factor [apart] from our storytelling course of. But we’re completely discovering the serendipity and the gold in that state of affairs, or we’re making an attempt to.”
What about their behavior of constructing enjoyable of different Marvel franchises and/or pushing the envelope of superhero humor whereas underneath the watchful eye of the Mouse House’s model shepherds?
“Don’t fear about that,” mentioned Reese. “They’ve been very supportive with regard to that. Now with regards to a specific joke, if we cross a line, possibly we’ll hear in some unspecified time in the future, ‘Maybe not that joke.’ But I feel they’ve been extremely supportive of what we’re doing, as a result of clearly we had been doing it separate from them for a very long time, and I feel they’ve seen the success they usually’ve had their very own even higher success. So hopefully it’ll be a wedding made in heaven. But we’ve positively received their help, and that’s an incredible factor to really feel.”