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Ryan Reynolds Praises Deadpool Script, Instills Movie With Hope

In a recent interview with The Los Angeles Times, Ryan Reynolds has finally commented on speculation whether or not he would be starring in a Deadpool movie. Even with a schedule so tightly packed that he could be busy for the next three years, Reynolds' enthusiasm for the script and the Marvel character could instill fanboys with a new sense of hope that this film may happen.

Among other delightful soundbites, Reynolds calls the script for the as-yet-untitled-Deadpool film, penned by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, a "nasty piece of work. It's just based in so much emotional filth, completely." He also offered his own interpretation of the genetically-enhanced assassin as a "guy in a highly militarized shame spiral."

Not even a week ago, we reported on the dimming fate of seeing Deadpool again on screen, but this Reynolds interview at least counters that a little bit. Obviously the guy could just be geeking out while the reality remains that, with all of his other commitments, there's little chance that Deadpool can stand up against the power-blasts and threequel potential of Green Lantern. I'm holding out hope though, because this movie has the potential to be morally and psychologically dark in a much grimier and more graphic way than The Dark Knight, not to mention quite a bit funnier.