It's official: There's going to be a 'Deadpool' sequel and we can't be more excited

Los Angeles: Ryan Reynolds starrer superhero film Deadpool is yet to hit theatres, but a sequel is already in works with the producers giving a green light to the project.

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Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, who wrote Deadpool, are now penning the script for a follow-up, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

However, Tim Miller, who has directed Deadpool, has not signed on to helm the sequel.

Deadpool is an R-rated action comedy based on an irreverent Marvel Comics character who is part of the universe of X-Men heroes.

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