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Deadpool 2: Fan Petition Calls for Quentin Tarantino to Direct It is no exaggeration to say that few comic book movies have achieved the special kind of success that Fox found with Deadpool. This isn’t just because the film grossed record-breaking totals or that it employed a unique and often hilarious promotional campaign in the months and weeks leading up to the movie’s release. Rather, Deadpool brought with it an R-rating and a disposition that refused to take itself too seriously. The end result was a movie that stayed true to the comic book anti-hero that fans know and love.

James Gunn Is Bummed Tim Miller Left Deadpool 2 Guardians of the Galaxy 2 director James Gunn shares his thoughts about Tim Miller's surprise departure from Deadpool 2.

James Gunn Is Bummed Out That Tim Miller Left Deadpool Last night, we all found out about Tim Miller leaving Deadpool 2 from what looks to be a creative clash with Ryan Reynolds. It’s certainly not a great thing for the production, and does put the movie into a little limbo. Seeing the director leave is bumming out a few people too. One of those is Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. In a tweet, the director showed support for Miller, praising him as integral to the first film. Honestly bummed about Tim Miller leaving Deadpool.

Deadpool 2 Director Exits Over Creative Differences with Ryan Reynolds Fox received one of the biggest hits of the year in Deadpool, a movie that had been stuck in development for the past decade. Ryan Reynolds continuously pushed for the movie to be made, and it eventually was green-lit after leaked concept footage spread like wildfire across the Internet. Reynolds’ belief in the movie paid off big for Fox, as the R-rated superhero film eventually grossed more than $750 million in theaters worldwide.

News Briefs: Actresses Compete to Star As Domino in 'Deadpool 2' Deadpool 2: Ryan Reynolds will star in the sequel to Deadpool, but who will play the mercenary mutant Domino, touted for a key role? Reportedly, testing has begun, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane, above left), Lizzy Caplan (TV's Masters of Sex, above right), Sienna Miller, Sofia Boutella, Stephanie Sigman, Sylvia Hoeks, Mackenzie Davis, Ruby Rose, Eve Hewson and Kelly Rohrbach are all on the list for consideration. The movie does not yet have a release date scheduled....Read MoreRead Comments

Forest Whitaker Joins the Cast of Marvel's 'Black Panther' With New York Comic-Con happening this weekend, we’re up to our ears in new footage, rumors, and casting announcements for the Marvel Netflix televisions series. Why, it’s almost enough to make us overlook the new footage, rumors, and casting announcements from the Marvel movies! Almost, but not quite. Continue reading…

Forest Whitaker Will Be In MARVEL'S BLACK PANTHER Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther. The film, directed by Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed), has also added Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, and Florence Kasumba to an all-star lineup that includes Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, ruler of Wakanda, and Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, plus Lupita Nyong’o as Nakia and Danai Gurira as Okoye, members of the fierce Dora Milaje.Whitaker (Roots, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, The Last King of Scotland) will play the role of Zuri, an elder stateman in Wakanda.

Who Is Man-Ape? 'Black Panther' Adds Winston Duke As Second Villain Marvel has added yet another actor to the cast of Black Panther: Variety reports Winston Duke will play the villain Man-Ape in the superhero movie, which begins filming early next year. Duke isn't a well-known name yet and only has a few credits, including a brief recurring role on Person of Interest in its fourth season. So, let's focus on who Man-Ape is instead.   Who is Man-Ape? Man-Ape is the supervillain alter ego of M'Baku, another great warrior...Read MoreRead Comments

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