As most Marvel fans know, Marvel Studios has just revealed the exciting line up of film and television shows coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as part of its Phase 4. However, in this release, there was no mention of anything Deadpool. But, it seems Ryan Reynolds (who portrays Deadpool) may have addressed what’s going with the character head-on in a recent post on social media.
If you haven’t been keeping up with some of the news that came out of the recent San Diego Comic-Con, you may not know that there will officially be “Black Widow,” “The Eternals,” and “Thor: Love and Thunder” movies coming to theaters and “Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” “What If…?,” and “Hawkeye” TV shows coming to Disney+. But, with all this exciting news, it is interesting that nothing was revealed about the future of the infamous merc with a mouth? However, this didn’t stop Ryan Reynolds from giving his own tease for his character’s future.
In a post on Instagram, Reynolds shared an image of a tack board with many famous celebrity’s headshots all tied together with red strings to an image of Deadpool with several pieces of paper that read “Who Leaked,” “5 years ago,” “Inside Job???,” and “70% sure not me.” In the caption, Reynolds writes: “Investigation heading into year 5. Or as I call it, ‘Phase 5.’ The point is, I love conspiracy-yarn. #LeakAversary’
It has been rumored by some that Deadpool doesn’t fit into the MCU because of its more explicit and violent nature. However, it can also be said that the film could have been left out of the current lineup of Phase 4 for an endless amount of reasons fans will never know.
Regardless, from this “conspiracy-yarn,” it seems that the violent character could be returning to the big screen in the “Phase 5” of the MCU. Of course, this was not confirmed by Disney and it is technically only a play on words by the famous actor. However, Reynolds was the most instrumental in bringing the character to the big screen in the first place, which means this Instagram post may be spot on for the release of another Deadpool film.
Judging from this post by Reynolds, do you think Deadpool will return to theaters in the MCU’s Phase 5? Let us know in the comments below!