Ryan Reynolds announced on social media on the afternoon of September 27, that Hugh Jackman will return to play Wolverine in Deadpool 3.
“Hey guys, we've been working really hard on the next Deadpool movie for a long time. His first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe clearly needed to be special. We have to stay true to the character, find new depth, dynamics, meaning. Every Deadpool movie needs to stand out and be different," Ryan Reynolds said in a video featuring Hugh Jackman.
Deadpool 3 is being directed by Shawn Levy, who made Free Guy and The Adam Project with Reynolds, is directing . The film officially joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) after Disney bought 20th Century Fox. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, two screenwriters who penned the previous two Deadpool movies, continued to write the third. Reese has confirmed that Deadpool 3 will still be rated R (teens under 17 can't watch the movie without adult consent), even in the family-friendly MCU.
Jackman and Reynolds Jackman have a long superhero history together. Deadpool star Reynolds first appeared as a character in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the first X-Men spinoff to focus on Jackman's character. A few years later, Reynolds once again played the shrewd assassin in Deadpool.have a long superhero history together. Deadpool star Reynolds first appeared as a character in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the first X-Men spinoff to focus on Jackman's character. A few years later, Reynolds once again played the shrewd assassin in Deadpool.
It convenes to note that the last time X-Men fans saw Jackman as Wolverine was in 2016's Logan, directed by James Mangold. Wolverine dies at the end of the film and Hugh Jackman has repeatedly stated that the film is his "great song" for the role. So it's unclear how he'll appear in Deadpool 3. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige recently told Variety, "Anything can happen in the multiverse."
X-Men and Deadpool are blockbusters, each grossing more than $780 million worldwide. Hugh Jackman is best known for his role as Logan/Wolverine in the X-Men film series (2000–2017), a role that earned him the Guinness World Record for "longest playing a Marvel character" until the record was broken. broken in 2021 by Tobey Maguire (as Peter Parker) and Willem Dafoe (as Norman Osborn/Green Goblin) in Spider-Man (2002) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).
Deadpool 3 has an official release date of September 6, 2024.