Deadpool 2 will feature a bisexual, polyamorous superhero in the shape of Shatterstar, who has appeared in Marvel comics since 1991. That's the character, that's the brand, and that's why the first movie was a success. The one they've been pushing for most is that fellow mutants Deadpool and Wolverine would have a chance to share the screen, and no one wants this more than Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynolds.
He said on Lorraine: 'There are takes in the movie where I know I'm cracking up laughing under the mask but I'm doing it silently, but I'm supposed to be listening to something serious. When a super soldier arrives on a murderous mission, Deadpool is forced to think about friendship, family and what it really means to be a hero - all while kicking 50 shades of ass. The giant tin man Colossus (voiced by Stefan Kapicic) hasn't given up on making an X-Man out of him, and through his reluctant "training", Deadpool meets a troubled young mutant from New Zealand named Russell (Julian Dennison). "It's got to be right, and it's got to fit me".
That in turn places Deadpool on a collision course with Cable (Josh Brolin), an embittered, enhanced soldier from the future who is pursuing Russell for murderous reasons of his own.
The best sequels, whether superhero or otherwise, are those ones that bring a measure of control with them. Gone is Tim Miller who directed the first film and exited the follow-up due to creative differences with Reynolds over the direction.
The film gets shaky once it asks you to invest in Deadpool's personal story. It does what a sequel should do: it expands the world of the original, adds new characters to the mix, and-as unlikely as it sounds-develops the protagonist in interesting new ways. Domino (Zazie Beetz) is as cool as Wade is frenetic, and gets the single best action sequence in the entire thing. "Since "Deadpool" also has to do with wearing a mask, he ended up appearing on the show", Noo Ri said.
But instead of doing regular press interviews in his short two-day trip, he chose to drop by the set of a popular TV show, King of Masked Singer. Deadpool managed to carve out a truly unique space within the genre and Deadpool 2 not only feels like going home in that same way, but it carves out an even more sizable chunk of real estate in regards to its uniqueness. This movie, in a surprising manner, is also much more emotionally impactful and insightful than the first movie was.