My gods. I might actually have faith that they’re about to get Deadpool right.
But here’s the thing. This is not for kids, it is super violent, and it is probably going to be problematic as all hell. I know I’m still going to love it though. (It’s okay to enjoy problematic things as long as you recognize them as such.)
So, below the fold the video goes. Along with the trailer’s trailer.
First, the trailer for the trailer.
Ah, referencing the last time Deadpool was onscreen, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Yes, they sewed the Merc with the Mouth’s mouth shut. They also gave Deadpool a bunch of superpowers he shouldn’t have, and made him evil, and had Wolverine kill him. Completely unjust portrayal. No wonder Deadpool’s referencing it critically.
Then, the trailer proper.
Holy shit, that triple headshot is badass. And it’s also the main reason I do not think this movie can be watched by kids. That, and all the completely problematic asshole bullshit you know Deadpool’s gonna pull, because this is plainly not going to be a sanitized portrayal of the character like in the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon.
In case you aren’t aware, Deadpool played Green Lantern in 2011. I don’t know why they tried to cast Deadpool (who also goes by the name Ryan Reynolds for some reason) as Green Lantern, but ultimately, it was a bad decision as it was a failure.
One of Deadpool’s superpowers is that he can see straight through the fourth wall — he always knows he’s a character in whatever medium he’s in, and he knows about as much about the world as you do. The “don’t make the suit green or animated” is definitely referring to Green Lantern. And you can bet that Deadpool would be as miffed as comic nerds were about his portrayal in Origins: Wolverine.
*watches it again*
Wait, was that Colossus?