Robert Liefeld, Creator Of Deadpool, Has A Message For Fox
It's a simple fact: comic book fans want to see a Deadpool movie. The movie has an incredible pair of writers attached in Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, a perfect star in Ryan Reynolds, and a potentially fascinating director in Adam Berg (though Berg has yet to be confirmed). But as great as it would be to see the Merc With The Mouth given the big screen treatment, it would only be worth it if done right - and that's exactly what Robert Liefeld, the character's creator, wants Fox to do.
Liefeld took to his Twitter account today with some choice words for the studio that took some extreme liberties with his most famous character in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Ranging from serious pleas to jokey threats of violence, his message is pretty damn clear: Fox needs to make a proper Deadpool movie.
It's unclear if there is something happened to make Liefeld react this way or if he's simply growing frustrated with the whole process (I'm truly hoping it's the latter). As it stands, the biggest issue facing the project is Reynolds' availability, as the star is currently caught up in a multitude of projects ranging from the body switching comedy The Change-Up, which he is filming now, to Green Lantern 2. All we can really do at this point is cross our fingers and pray that we someday get a proper Deadpool movie.
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