As readers will know. A ‘Deadpool’ movie is something that has been in development since Ryan Reynolds played the wisecracking villain in the first ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ movie, but for whatever reason it just has not happened yet.
The game is still afoot though because the folk at 20th Century Fox who have been making the X-Men movies since the start have a huge X-Men story arc in mind and the ‘Deadpool’ movie is going to be a quite substantial part of it.
Writer-producer Simon Kinberg revealed the place of the recently confirmed project in the expanding franchise.
“They do all feed into one another in the sense of wanting to tell this sort of massive story that can take place over multiple movies,” he told Cinema Blend.
“We are aware as we are plotting out Apocalypse and the other X-Men movies – both potential sequels in the future and standalone movies – and trying to build them all together so that there is a singularity of vision,” Kinberg continued.
“And obviously a timeline that makes sense as well, because these movies all, well not all, but many of them take place in different time periods, so that all those things will link up and make sense for an audience.”
The long awaited ‘Deadpool’ movie was put back on track back in September and Ryan Reynolds will return as the wisecracking villain.
X-Men: Apocalypse will arrive in UK cinemas on May 19, 2016, and opens on May 27, 2016 in the US.