(PCM) Deadpool is in the fight of his life. Not a fight for his personal life, he’s in the fight for his irreverent life. He’s fighting for what makes Deadpool, Deadpool. A bloody killer and a foul mouth’d wise crack.
Actor Ryan Reynolds revealed in a recent tweet (March 29, 2015) that the fight for the film to be R rated is not over.
It’s clear from the Ryan Reynolds tweet (March 30 – see image above), he and others are pushing internally to have Fox agree in making the Deadpool movie fans expect.
At issue is money. R ratings traditionally cost films in earnings immediately cutting the audience in half. If Fox could get the message from fans that an R rating will make them more money than a PG-13 rating, they would gladly green light Deadpool production with R rated material.
Internal players are doing their part. Screen writer Rhett Reese is up for an R rating. Deadpool’s Comic Book Universe writer Fabian Nicieza is part of the Cinematic Deadpool writing team. Nicieza along with director Tim Miller and staff are also arguing for the R rating. Tim Miller is specifically on this film as a passion project. He has hardly any directing experience in full films, yet he brought Deadpool to life through the test footage short leaked in October 2014 which created the major uproar causing Fox to green light the film immediately after.
Ryan Reynolds tweet is call to fans to retweet and show the same support they provided when that leaked 2012 test footage production piece hit the Internet. If enough fans of Deadpool can exhibit enough support in sales of an R rating, Fox would gladly allow production of an R rated Deadpool. Re-tweeting Ryan Reynolds #Deadpool tweet is one way.
Deadpool is set for release in theaters February16th 2016.
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