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Once Upon A Deadpool Reveals the Obvious Reason Behind its Re-Release

by Brandon Russell | December 7, 2018December 7, 2018 9:30 am EST

When Once Upon A Deadpool was announced, the film was marketed as a tamer version that anyone could enjoy. The truth is, the film is one big experiment to see whether or not the Merc With a Mouth can play nice with Disney’s squeaky clean image.

When asked by Fred Savage why the world needs a PG-13 version of Deadpool 2, Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool answers bluntly: It’s a family movie; also money; also Disney.

Deadpool has been a critical and commercial success for Fox over the past few years, making it a no-brainer for Disney to incorporate the character into the MCU. Once Upon a Deadpool will show that the raunchy character can still be fun without being completely naughty.

Will the experiment be worth the effort? Audiences can see Once Upon a Deadpool on December 12.



Brandon Russell

Brandon’s first memory of geek culture is watching Back to the Future over and over and over. From there he fell in love with Star Wars, video