Deadpool Creator Knows Exactly Who to Blame for the Delay of ‘Deadpool 3’ — Marvel and Kevin Feige

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Deadpool 3 may be delayed longer than beforehand thought. Ryan Reynolds has already confirmed that growth on the third film is underway, nevertheless it sounds prefer it may be a very long time earlier than Deadpool 3 will get past the event stage. With followers questioning when the Merc with the Mouth might be again in motion, Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld is aware of precisely who responsible for the delay: Marvel and Kevin Feige.

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Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld | Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Marvel preps for a busy Phase 4

Last summer time, Marvel introduced its full slate of Phase Four tasks.
Over the following two years, followers will see a number of tasks hit the massive screens,
together with Black Widow, The Eternals, Shang-Chi and the Legend
of the Ten Rings
, Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness, Thor:
Love and Thunder
, and Blade.

Marvel additionally has a slew of tv exhibits within the works for Disney+, comparable to Falcon and The Winter Soldier, WandaVision, Loki, What If…?, Hawkeye, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, and Moon Knight.

These tasks have been on schedule till the coronavirus pandemic
delayed manufacturing. All of Marvel’s Phase Four films have since been pushed again
a number of months, with Black Widow now main the cost in November
as an alternative of May (assuming issues keep on observe from right here on out).

With Marvel having a packed schedule over the following two years, Liefeld doesn’t see any room for Deadpool 3 till after Phase Four is over. Depending on when Blade is launched, the earliest slot for Deadpool 3 is within the fall of 2022.

Rob Liefeld shares his ideas on why ‘Deadpool 3’ has been delayed

With Deadpool 3 seemingly a methods off, Liefeld put the blame squarely on Marvel and Feige’s shoulders. In an interview with ComicBook.com, Liefeld argued that Marvel has been delaying Deadpool 3 as a result of the franchise doesn’t match with the studio’s imaginative and prescient for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“I blame Marvel…blame Marvel that that hasn’t occurred
but,” Liefeld shared. “They are the rationale it isn’t occurring.
Whatever conundrum or it didn’t match into your grasp plan, simply fee it.
Okay, fee it.”

There isn’t any denying that Deadpool could be very totally different from something Marvel has produced up to now decade. The studio has constructed a family-friendly model whereas Reynolds’ Deadpool paved the way in which for R-rated superhero movies.

If Marvel doesn’t know tips on how to add Deadpool with out giving up the
character’s raunchy aspect, Liefeld
believes the studio ought to give Reynolds artistic management. This would probably
maintain Deadpool out of the MCU however it will give followers a 3rd movie loads sooner.

The first Deadpool film was made on a finances of $58
million. The film earned $782 million on the field workplace. Deadpool 2 had
a bigger finances of $110 million and earned barely greater than the unique at
$785 million.

Does Marvel have plans for ‘Deadpool 3’?

Disney purchased Fox final 12 months for $71 billion, buying the rights to Deadpool and X-Men. At the time of the buyout, Fox was engaged on a number of tasks, together with an X-Force spin-off and some X-Men associated films, comparable to Gambit (Channing Tatum) and Multiple Man (James Franco).

Marvel has not revealed what has occurred to those tasks
following the merger, however Liefeld,
who additionally created X-Force, is uncertain about their future. Considering how we
at the moment are just a few years out earlier than Deadpool 3, he may be proper.

“I don’t know. Here’s what folks don’t need to hear, however
thank God I’m a realist. I really feel like Deadpool, the flicks, they’ve
set sail,” he said.

Liefeld added that he’s “not really that crazy” in regards to the studio’s plan for the MCU. He then criticized Feige for letting Chris Evans stroll away from Captain America and for killing off Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) in Avengers: Endgame.

He additionally took a shot at the truth that Marvel virtually misplaced Tom
Holland’s Spider-Man to Sony final 12 months, regardless of having huge plans for the
character. He concluded that he’s not enthusiastic about Deadpool 3 as a result of
it might be one other 4 years earlier than that film hits theaters.

Marvel has but to answer Liefeld’s feedback about Deadpool’s future within the MCU.

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