Deadpool made a ton of money this past weekend. At 84% on Rotten Tomatoes it’s been a success with critics too. It’s already influencing multiple future blockbusters. People love Deadpool. Apparently people love Deadpool so much they want him to host SNL. No, not Ryan Reynolds, he already hosted back in 2009 with musical guest Lady Gaga. Over 20,000 fans and counting want the character himself to host a full episode of SNL.
Early tracking for Fox's Deadpool solo film suggested that Tim Miller's profanity and violence-laden superhero outing would bring in around $65 million. That number inflated over the past week, and thanks to a strong preview night on Thursday, February 11, the estimate for the risky action film ballooned to $135 million — and that's precisely how much Deadpool made in its first three days in theaters, shattering a few box office records along the way.
We normally like to steer clear of the “trailer for a trailer” phenomena that results in photos of a 6-second Instagram video of a 15-second YouTube video teaser of an actual trailer. It’s a toxic fad in the world of movie promotion and one we hope goes away quickly, but we couldn’t resist sharing this trailer for a trailer for Deadpool. For one, it’s almost a minute long, and for another, it’s just funny.
For a season of ‘Family Guy‘ that's already featured Johnny Depp reprising the iconic role of Edward Scissorhands, you'd think the celebrity quotient would have been met. Not so! After appearing once as himself as well as in Seth MacFarlane’s feature-film debut ‘Ted,’ Ryan Reynolds makes his second 'Family Guy' appearance with this Sunday's "Jesus, Mary and Joseph," guesting as the son o
Ryan Reynolds has not had an easy time with franchises. He’s the kind of handsome, charismatic and blandly likeable actor you’d think would be leading his own action franchise by now but despite a few attempts – his ‘Blade’ spinoff went nowhere, ‘Deadpool’ continues to go nowhere and the less said about ‘The Green Lantern’ the better – has come up empty.
But if at first you don’t succeed, try, try