Deadpool 3 is still in its nascency following its confirmation of development with Marvel by Ryan Reynolds late last year. Nevertheless, Justin Kroll’s latest exclusive at Deadline is nothing short of a sparkling reminder that the film is insofar definitely happening, with word that sibling scribe duo Lizzie Molyneux-Loeglin and Wendy Molyneux (Bob’s Burgers, animated comedy “The Great North,”) have been tapped to write the next installment.
The franchise has been a major box office success up to this point with Tim Miller and David Leitch directing the 2016 and 2018 films, respectively, with Ryan Reynolds staking his claim as the titular merc-with-a-mouth based on Rob Liefield’s longstanding hit comic book creation. Reynolds is also a producer on the pic, and though a director still yet to be attached, the Molyneuxes’ involvement ought to serve as a nice little stocking stuffer going into the Holiday season for Deadpool fans.
It also remains to be seen how the current pandemic will affect production, provided the states comes out of the woods by the time the film is completed and on track to a release. Reynolds’ most recent 20th Century Studios pic, Free Guy, was one of two recent titles to be removed indefinitely from the studio’s release calendar. The film was originally slated to release this past July prior to shooting for a December date instead.
The 6 Underground star is currently attached to star in two Netflix releases, presently with the production of Red Notice with Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson, and forthcoming The Adam Project with Zoë Saldana and Jennifer Garner.