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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.

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38 minutes ago
EXCL. PREVIEW: Dirk Gently Comes Up

EXCL. PREVIEW: Dirk Gently Comes Up "A Spoon Too Short" in New IDW Series

Comic Books

Douglas Adams' holistic detective returns to IDW for his most puzzling and whimsical mystery yet involving dreams, childhood memories and spoons?

1 hour ago
Deadpool's Word Balloons are Yellow -- but Since When?

Deadpool's Word Balloons are Yellow -- but Since When?

Comic Books

CSBG looks at when the Merc with a Mouth's speech pattern took on a certain hue and stopped looking like everyone else's.

2 hours ago

"Twin Peaks" Revival Adds Ashley Judd

TV

Ashley Judd has joined the revival of "Twin Peaks," but the details of her role -- like most everything involving the show -- are under wraps.

13 hours ago
How Many Faces Can You Recognize From Mike Allred's

How Many Faces Can You Recognize From Mike Allred's "Silver Surfer" #5 Cover?

Comic Books

Artist Mike Allred drew dozens of recognizable faces from the comics industry for the cover of May's "Silver Surfer" #5 -- how many can you name?

13 hours ago
by Albert Ching
REVIEW: Snyder & Paquette's Gut-Wrenching

REVIEW: Snyder & Paquette's Gut-Wrenching "Batman" #49 Proves Bruce Wayne's Mettle

Comic Books

Scott Snyder, James Tynion and Yanick Paquette prove that "even without the tragedy in his heart, Bruce Wayne is still a great man" in "Batman" #49.

14 hours ago

"Madballs" Land New Four-Issue Miniseries at Roar Comics

Comic Books

Brad McGinty and Brian Smith will bring a new comic series about Madballs, "sculpted rubber balls sporting outrageously gross faces," to Roar Comics.

15 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Waid Discusses All-New Wasp's Connection to Hank Pym, Janet van Dyne's Legacy & More

Waid Discusses All-New Wasp's Connection to Hank Pym, Janet van Dyne's Legacy & More

Comic Books

Though he wouldn't reveal All-New Wasp's identity, Waid promised, "We're not in any way trying to replace Janet [van Dyne]."

15 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Atom and Heat Wave in Chains in New

Atom and Heat Wave in Chains in New "Legends of Tomorrow" Photos

Comic Books

It's Cold War calamity on "DC's Legends of Tomorrow," and The CW has released 15 new images from "Fail-Safe," which takes the team to a Russian gulag.

16 hours ago
by Albert Ching
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Jem and the Holograms: Valentine's Day Special" is a Sweet Holiday Treat

Comic Books

"Funny and frolicsome, Kelly Thompson and Jen Bartel's 'Jem and the Holograms' special costs less than a box of chocolates and is way sweeter."

17 hours ago

"LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises" Short-Form Series To Air On Disney XD

TV, Film

The series will feature characters from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," including Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma and more.

17 hours ago
Funko Offers Peek at

Funko Offers Peek at "Suicide Squad" and Spider-Gwen Pop! Figures

TV, Comic Books, Film

In a preview of this weekend's Toy Fair, Funko reveals a first look at its "Suicide Squad," Spider-Gwen and "Ghostbusters" Pop! vinyl figures.

17 hours ago
Reedus Says Daryl Will 'Make Merle Proud' When

Reedus Says Daryl Will 'Make Merle Proud' When "The Walking Dead" Returns

TV

"The Walking Dead's" Norman Reedus explains why Daryl Dixon comes back more aggressive and headstrong than ever in the back half of season six.

17 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
REVIEW: Kelly & McGuinness'

REVIEW: Kelly & McGuinness' "Spider-Man/Deadpool" #2 Has Some Real Depth

Comic Books

Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness' "Spider-Man/Deadpool" #2 shows "why these two should have a series together with long-term, patient storytelling."

18 hours ago

"Deadpool's" Weekend Box Office On Record Challenging Pace

Comic Books, Film

Ryan Reynolds persistence in getting "Deadpool" made is paying off, as the film's opening weekend estimates continues to track higher and higher

18 hours ago
by Stephen Gerding
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!

18 hours 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.

18 hours 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.

18 hours 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.

18 hours 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.

19 hours ago
New

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.

19 hours 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.

20 hours 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.

20 hours 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.

20 hours 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.

20 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.

20 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.

20 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.

20 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."

20 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!

21 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."

21 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?

21 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.

21 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."

21 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.

21 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.

21 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.

22 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.

22 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.

22 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).

22 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!"

22 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.

23 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.

23 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.

23 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.

23 hours ago