Deadpool: Colossus poster piggybacks off of merc with the mouth
Another day, another gift from the “12 Days of Deadpool.” On the ninth day of the social media campaign to promote the Ryan Reynolds-fronted superhero film, Fox debuted a new IMAX poster featuring “the merc with the mouth” piggybacking off Colossus.
Deadpool is definitely standing on the shoulders of giants — or, rather, squatting. “I’m having this poster injected directly into my bloodstream,” Reynolds wrote on Twitter of the new one-sheet. Casting has yet to be confirmed for Colossus, the metal-skinned mutant played by Daniel Cudmore in previous X-Men films.
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Engulfed in flame around the central subjects are Reynolds in his Wade Wilson form, Morena Baccarin as Vanessa Carlysle, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Leslie Uggams as Blind Al, Ed Skrein as Ajax, Gina Carano as Angel Dust, T.J. Miller as Weasel, and Stan Lee, who is definitely making a cameo in this film.
Deadpool tells the story of Wade Wilson, a former Special Forces operative and current mercenary who endures a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing. The film, directed by Tim Miller, debuts on Feb. 12.