"I give it four Golden Girls. It's the best picture of the year" - Betty White
Betty White’s seemingly innocent review of Deadpool is not quite what you would expect from everyones’ favorite Golden Girl.
The Marvel film, starring Ryan Reynolds, is described by White as something the whole family would love, before she launches in an explicit breakdown of the film.
“Plus, Ryan Reynolds looks so f—ing handsome in his red leather suit. I give it four Golden Girls. It’s the best picture of the year”White says as she sits on a Deadpool-themed throne.
Watch it below. Along with a few PSAs from Deadpool!
What is Deadpool
Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life..
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Ryan Reynolds as Wade Wilson / Deadpool:A disfigured and unstable mercenary who was subjected to an experiment that had hoped to cure his cancer by receiving a regenerative healing factor, but instead ended in a disastrous result. Reynolds said that this version of Deadpool would be more "authentic" than the one that appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and would be more similar to the comic-book character.
Morena Baccarin as Vanessa:Wade's girlfriend.
Ed Skrein as Francis / Ajax: A member of the Weapon X program that was responsible for the experiment Wade had volunteered for.
T. J. Miller as Jack Hammer / Weasel: Wade's best friend who helps him carry out his activities.
Gina Carano as Angel Dust: A henchwoman of Ajax's.
Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead: A student at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters, she is a telepathic mutant with the ability to see into the future.
Stefan Kapicic as Piotr Rasputin / Colossus: A mutant with the ability to transform his entire body into organic steel. The role was originally offered to Daniel Cudmore, who had played the character in X2, X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: Days of Future Past, but he declined the offer. Andre Tricoteux portrays the character through motion capture, while Kapicic does the voice.
Leslie Uggams as Blind Al: An elderly blind woman and Deadpool's roommate.
Jed Rees as The Recruiter
Stan Lee will have a cameo appearance as a strip club MC.
Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld will also make a cameo appearance.
Empire Magazine Reveals Deadpool December 31, 2015
Christmas may be over, but we have an extra present for you. And this is not necessarily one Santa would approve of. Empire's latest cover presents Marvel's Deadpool – the most foul-mouthed, filthiest, fourth wall-breakiest superhero of them all – gracing the front of our magazine for the very first time.
And if that wasn't enough, we have an extra present for you. As part of our coverage, Wade Wilson himself has recorded a special video message urging you all to buy the new issue, lest he strike you down with his katanas.
As The Merc With A Mouth accurately reveals, each issue of the new magazine will come with a "limited edition eye infection" for every reader, and the opinions expressed in this issue are "exclusive to the Prime Minister of England". Who knew?
Keep your eyes peeled on Empire Online for loads more Deadpool exclusives in the coming days, including a sublime subscriber's cover, tons of exclusives, the usual unparalleled access, and more.
The Deadpool issue hits the newsstands on December 31st, giving you plenty of time to swot up for the February 2016 release of the Deadpool movie. Daddy needs to express some rage...
Ryan Reynolds explains how Deadpool corrects the mistakes of X-Men Origins: Wolverine July 11, 2015
Second chances don't come often in Hollywood, but Ryan Reynolds had the opportunity to create a new beginning for the foul-mouthed Deadpool.
Though the obscene, unconventional character briefly appeared in 2009's X-Men Origins: Wolverine, a film Reynolds matter-of-factly refers to as "a movie that was shot," fans of the Marvel Comics antihero can expect to see a portrayal more true to the comics when Deadpool hits theaters February 2016.
"Deadpool appearing in Origins is not the Deadpool we are representing in this film, in any way shape or form," Reynolds told EW's Jess Cagle and Jessica Shaw Saturday on EW Live on SiriusXM.
Carefully choosing his words so as to not offend famed-clawed star Hugh Jackman ("[He's] a very powerful man – he orders airstrikes from his iPhone"), Reynolds explained that "we didn't quite get Deadpool right, so this is kind of an opportunity to get the most authentic version possible on the screen."
"I love that it's dark and twisted and rated-R and nasty and you get to do all these things that these gigantic comic book properties can't necessarily do," he said.
Reynolds also doesn't rule out the merc with a mouth appearing in other Marvel films down the line.
"Cross-pollinating that character is probably not without it's significant challenges but it can certainly be done."
Listen to the clip below to hear the Deadpool star explain why they also wrote a second script for the film, and what it is about his costume that separates him from all the other superheroes.
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