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Merc With A Movie: The 16-Year Odyssey of the "Deadpool" Film

Merc With A Movie: The 16-Year Odyssey of the "Deadpool" Film

"Deadpool" may already be breaking box office records, but it's no overnight success: The Marvel-based movie has been in the works since 2000.

Langridge, Hirsch Give Sherlock Holmes a Supernatural Spin in

Langridge, Hirsch Give Sherlock Holmes a Supernatural Spin in "Baker Street Peculiars"

Comic Books

Roger Langridge & Andy Hirsch tell CBR about reinventing Arthur Conan Doyle's characters as supernatural mystery solvers in London at BOOM!

14 minutes ago
by Michael C Lorah
Bushido Batman is the Spiky Hero Feudal Japan Deserves

Bushido Batman is the Spiky Hero Feudal Japan Deserves

Comic Books

Square Enix has debuted the latest entry in its Play Arts Variant Kai "Batman Timeless" series, a sword-wielding Bushido Batman.

16 minutes ago

"xXx: The Return of Xander Cage" Adds Donnie Yen, Loses Jet Li

Film

"xXx" lead Vin Diesel has shared a production photo featuring himself alongside Yen and the sequel's director.

17 minutes ago
Merc With A Movie: The 16-Year Odyssey of the

Merc With A Movie: The 16-Year Odyssey of the "Deadpool" Film

Film

"Deadpool" may already be breaking box office records, but it's no overnight success: The Marvel-based movie has been in the works since 2000.

27 minutes ago
by Albert Ching
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Deadpool" #7 Celebrates the Character's 25th Anniversary with Absurd Fun

Comic Books

"There's a lot of great entertainment between the covers" in "Deadpool" #7 by Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, Phil Noto, Tim Seeley and more.

44 minutes ago
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New "Abattoir" Poster Wants to Know How to Build a Haunted House

Film

Based on the Radical Comics series of the same name, "Abattoir" follows a reporter who discovers a house made of rooms where tragedies have occurred.

1 hour ago
by Meagan Damore

"Transformers" Bumblebee Spinoff Confirmed For 2018

Film

Hasbro has confirmed that one of the three announced "Transformers" sequels will be the rumored Bumblebee spinoff.

1 hour ago
New

New "Gods of Egypt" TV Spot Pits God Against God

Film

Only wars can save Egypt from descending into chaos in the latest TV trailer for "Gods of Egypt," which pits god against god in a mythic battle.

1 hour ago
PREVIEW: Betty Does a Number on Archie in Waid & Fish's

PREVIEW: Betty Does a Number on Archie in Waid & Fish's "Archie" #6

Comic Books

Betty swings for the fences and Archie Andrews pays the prices as Mark Waid & Veronica Fish continues the wildly popular "Archie" reinvention.

1 hour ago
TOY FAIR EXCLUSIVE: McFarlane Toys Debuts All-New Spawn Figure

TOY FAIR EXCLUSIVE: McFarlane Toys Debuts All-New Spawn Figure

Comic Books

Todd McFarlane's toy company returns to its roots with a brand new Spawn action figure.

2 hours ago
by TJ Dietsch
Tom Hiddleston Faces Off Against Hugh Laurie in

Tom Hiddleston Faces Off Against Hugh Laurie in "The Night Manager" Trailer

TV

The "Thor" star must infiltrate the a black-market arms ring in AMC's adaptation of John le Carre’s 1993 spy novel.

2 hours ago
Damon Wayans Sr. to Star in Fox's

Damon Wayans Sr. to Star in Fox's "Lethal Weapon" Pilot

TV

The "In Living Color" veteran will play veteran detective Roger Murtaugh in Fox's reboot of the classic buddy-cop action franchise.

2 hours ago
Dark Horse May 2016 Solicitations Feature

Dark Horse May 2016 Solicitations Feature "Lobster Johnson's" Return, Gene Ha's "Mae"

Comic Books

John Arcudi & Tonci Zonjic fight the "Metal Monsters of Midtown," Kenji Tsuruta releases his first new work in 20 years and tons more.

2 hours ago
by CBR News Team
Tom Welling Explains Why

Tom Welling Explains Why "Smallville" & "Supergirl" 'Have Nothing in Common'

TV

Despite being a fan of the show, Tom Welling thinks "there are no parallels at all" between "Supergirl" and "Smallville."

2 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
TOY FAIR EXCLUSIVE: Harley Quinn Joins NECA's Quarter Scale Line

TOY FAIR EXCLUSIVE: Harley Quinn Joins NECA's Quarter Scale Line

Comic Books, Video Games

Harley's popular "Batman: Arkham City" incarnation gets the quarter scale treatment from NECA, and CBR has the exclusive first look!

2 hours ago
by TJ Dietsch

"Smurfs" Movie Adds Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi and Joe Manganiello

Film

The three actors will lend their voices to Clumsy, Brainy and Hefty in Sony's fully animated "Smurfs: The Lost Village."

2 hours ago
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Deadpool Based on DC's Deathstroke?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Deadpool Based on DC's Deathstroke?

Comic Books

Did Mark Waid try to get out of writing the second Deadpool miniseries after taking the gig? And does Alan Moore really not like any adaptations of his work?

2 hours ago
Rob Liefeld On Reuniting With Deadpool For Film & An All-New Comic Adventure

Rob Liefeld On Reuniting With Deadpool For Film & An All-New Comic Adventure

Comic Books, Film

Liefeld talks to CBR about the character's enduring popularity, reveals which movie prop he pondered stealing, and shares details for his new Deadpool tale.

3 hours ago
by Scott Huver
Hasbro Debuts 12-Inch Marvel Legends Figures

Hasbro Debuts 12-Inch Marvel Legends Figures

Film

Hasbro's new line of fully articulated 12-inch figures debuts this fall with Captain America and Iron Man from "Captain America: Civil War."

3 hours ago

"Deadpool" Banned In Uzbekistan Over "Ethical" Concerns

Film

The Central Asian country is the second to prohibit the release of the R-rated Marvel/Fox movie.

3 hours ago
by Brett White
WATCH: Barry Meets the Flash, the Diggles Arrive in Central City & More in New

WATCH: Barry Meets the Flash, the Diggles Arrive in Central City & More in New "The Flash" Trailer

TV

In a new promo for "The Flash" season two, King Shark returns to Central City, Iris' new boss threatens the Flash's reputation, Zoom looms and more.

3 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Emily Blunt Boards

Emily Blunt Boards "My Little Pony: The Movie"

Film

The "Sicario" star joins Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" for Hasbro's animated feature.

3 hours ago
DC Comics' May 2016 Variants Celebrate 52 Issues of New 52

DC Comics' May 2016 Variants Celebrate 52 Issues of New 52

Comic Books

DC Comics' May cover theme will pay homage to 11 first issues that helped launch off the New 52 in 2011.

4 hours ago
by CBR News Team
EXCLUSIVE: Full Long Beach Comic Expo 2016 Programming Lineup

EXCLUSIVE: Full Long Beach Comic Expo 2016 Programming Lineup

Comic Books

Long Beach Comic Expo returns later this month, and CBR has the exclusive first look at programming covering Deadpool, Star Wars and more.

4 hours ago
by CBR News Team
Kitty Cosplay: Meet Deadpool ... er, Catpool, the Merc With a Meow

Kitty Cosplay: Meet Deadpool ... er, Catpool, the Merc With a Meow

TV, Comic Books

Deadpool cosplay reaches furry new heights with Catpool, the katana-wielding, curtain-climbing Merc With a Mouth (and whiskers).

4 hours ago
The Line It Is Drawn: Deadpool Goes To The Movies

The Line It Is Drawn: Deadpool Goes To The Movies

Comic Books, Film

The Line it is Drawn goes to the movies along with Deadpool, mashing the Merc up with classic films, from "Natural Born Killers" to "Inside Out!"

4 hours ago
COMIC REEL:

COMIC REEL: "Flash" VFX Featurette Shows New Sides Of Reverse-Flash, Tar Pit; "Gotham" EP Teases Bruce's Growth

TV, Film

Learn how "Flash's" VFX team created this season's villains; John Stephens discusses Bruce Wayne's Bat-evolution and more.

4 hours ago
by Brett White

"Deadpool" Sets Box-Office Record For R-Rated Preview

Comic Books, Film

Ryan Reynolds' latest superhero flick heads into the holiday weekend with an impressive, record-setting preview night.

4 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding

"Deadpool's" Colossus Facial Actor Reveals The Dangers of Puking

Film

Greg LaSalle, who provided facial movement for the CG Colossus, discusses the one scene that almost made him sick -- literally.

4 hours ago
by Brett White
Terry Crews is Ready For

Terry Crews is Ready For "Expendables 4," as Long as Stallone is Still Interested

Film

The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" says "there's no stopping me" from returning to the action franchise, if Sylvester Stallone still wants to make another sequel.

5 hours ago

"Deadpool's" Ryan Reynolds Grades "Green Lantern"

Film

With "Deadpool" delighting critics, Ryan Reynolds looks back less-than-fondly on his previous go at a superhero franchise

5 hours ago
by Brett White
Foolish Mortals Beware, Williamson & Coelho's

Foolish Mortals Beware, Williamson & Coelho's "Haunted Mansion" Aims to Scare

Comic Books

Writer Joshua Williamson and artist Jorge Coelho open the doom buggy doors for CBR and discuss Marvel's haunting new Disney Kingdoms title.

5 hours ago
by Amy Ratcliffe
Thor and Black Widow Top Movie Fans' Valentine's Day Choices

Thor and Black Widow Top Movie Fans' Valentine's Day Choices

Film

Sorry, Tony Stark, but movie fans chose Thor and Black Widow as the contemporary movie characters they'd like to go out with on Valentine's Day.

5 hours ago
When, Exactly, Did Deadpool's Comics Become R-Rated?

When, Exactly, Did Deadpool's Comics Become R-Rated?

Comic Books

The Merc with a Mouth's R-Rated film opens today, but when did the traditionally PG-13 character make the R-Rated leap in comics?.

5 hours ago
Paramount Rolls Out Dates For Three

Paramount Rolls Out Dates For Three "Transformers" Sequels

Film

Paramount Pictures has announced release dates for its next three "Transformers" movies, beginning with what’s said to be Michael Bay’s final one.

6 hours ago
Just to Be Clear, a

Just to Be Clear, a "Friends" Reunion Show "Will Never Happen"

TV

Creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane insist the often-rumored "Friends" reunion not only won't happen, but shouldn't happen.

6 hours ago
Batman & Superman's Battle Commences in Epic New

Batman & Superman's Battle Commences in Epic New "BvS" Posters

Film

A pair of "Batman v Superman" posters show the fight of the century from two different points of view.

6 hours ago
by Brett White

"Civil War" Breaks Out With Hot Toys' Captain America & Winter Soldier Figures

Film

The Hong Kong toymaker has debuted its Captain America and Winter Soldier 1/6th-scale collectible figures for "Captain America: Civil War."

6 hours ago
Soule Reignites Daredevil & Punisher's Deadly Feud in Crossover Miniseries

Soule Reignites Daredevil & Punisher's Deadly Feud in Crossover Miniseries

Comic Books, Digital Comics

Charles Soule tells CBR about "Daredevil/Punisher," why the characters are at odds and why Daredevil's new partner Blindspot gets involved.

7 hours ago
by Dave Richards

"DC's Legends of Tomorrow" Recap: Hotheads in the Cold War

TV

A solid, if slow-moving, episode gives two of the series' best actors a chance to light up a Soviet night--one with charm, the other with gravitas

14 hours ago
by Allison Shoemaker
PREVIEWS:

PREVIEWS: "Mighty Thor," "Star Wars," & More Marvel Comics On Sale February 17, 2016

Comic Books

"Carnage" wraps its first arc, "Power Man & Iron Fist" are back, "Star Wars" breaks out "Rebel Jail," "Spider-Woman" runs for it and tons more.

16 hours ago
by CBR News Team
AMC Greenlights Late-Night Talk Show Hosted by Kevin Smith, Greg Grunberg

AMC Greenlights Late-Night Talk Show Hosted by Kevin Smith, Greg Grunberg

TV

The show, tentatively titled "Geeking Out," will cover "pop culture through a fanboy lens," and premiere this summer at SDCC.

17 hours ago
Peggy Has a Terrible Idea in New

Peggy Has a Terrible Idea in New "Agent Carter" Clip from "Life of the Party"

TV

Still recovering from her injuries, Peggy must get the help of an unlikely friend to retrieve a sample of Zero Matter from Whitney Frost.

17 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
Meet Hera's Father in New

Meet Hera's Father in New "Star Wars Rebels" Clip

TV

Next week's "Star Wars Rebels" introduces the Ghost crew to Hera's father and Clone Wars legend Cham Syndulla.

18 hours ago

"Legends of Tomorrow" Heads to the Cold War in Promo for Next Episode

TV

Someone's trying to create their own Firestorm in a Cold War-era Russia, and they're kidnapping Professor Stein to get it done.

18 hours ago
by Anthony Couto