A superhero wishes us Happy Australia Day!
The latest superhero blockbuster has a twisted sense of humour. This memorable ‘antihero’ Deadpool from Marvel Comics has a talkative nature and a unique take on the genre.
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Deadpool first appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009. It was a passion project for Ryan Reyold’s to give this cheeky superhero a film of his own.
Ryan Reynold's superhero pic Deadpool is generating plenty of interest among moviegoers, putting it on course for a $55 million-plus debut next month - The Hollywood Reporter
What’s the story?
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, who was bestowed with special powers after going through an experimental treatment for cancer, 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 humour, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Violent and gory at times this movie isn’t for the faint-hearted.
Watch the trailer here:
“Wait till you get a load of me.” - Deadpool
Who to take?
Love superhero’s with a truly wicked sense of humour? Take a friend or family member who loves movies and has a good sense of humour for a fun afternoon out at the movies.
Warning: This action/comedy with a unique take on a superhero blockbuster is definitely adults only so leave the young grandkids at home for this one!
Opens in Australia 11th February 2016.
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