Deadpool 2: New poster of the Ryan Reynolds-starrer is packed with humour, nostalgic charm

FP Staff

Feb,07 2018 12:14:34 IST

Ryan Reynolds enthralls again, in his own distinct style. Often touted as a career-defining role, Deadpool is as brutal with his sword as with his words. With the 2016 film raking in huge moolah at the global box-office as well as garnering critical acclaim, the expectations are high for this sequel.

The sequel, Deadpool 2, is all set to release on 18 May this year. Building on the buzz, Reynolds shared a new poster of the film. He took to Twitter on 6 February and posted:

The new poster is reminiscent of the 1983 film Flashdance: but Reynolds, being the sarcastic supremo that he is, got these visuals to suit the Deadpool theme. Hence, instead of splashing water from the top, there are bullets. And that's a real killer move (pun very much intended).

Still from the 1983 film Flashdance (left); Picture of the 2013 theatre show of Flashdance. Facebook

Still from the 1983 film Flashdance (left); Picture of the 2013 theatre show of Flashdance. Facebook

Deadpool 2 was originally scheduled for a 1 June release, but the studio — 20th Century Fox — decided to release the film two weeks prior to it on 18 May. The studio has been shuffling around with the dates of its other outings as well, for instance the X Men movies. They reportedly postponed the release of the horror flick The New Mutant by nearly a year. The film, originally slated to be released on 13 April this year, will no release on 22 February, 2019, in a move to ensure that it doesn't clash with Deadpool 2.

Deadpool 2 will star Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson/Deadpool, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, TJ Miller as Weasel, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Stefan Kapičić as the voice of Colossus, Zazie Beetz as Neena Thurman/Domino, Josh Brolin as Nathan Summers/Cable, Jack Kesy as Black Tom Cassidy, and Karan Soni as the taxi driver Dopinder from the first film.

Updated Date: Feb 07, 2018 12:16 PM