When it came to putting Deadpool on the big screen, the creative team behind the project fully embraced the “Merc with a Mouth,” but one piece within the movie had to be approved by Marvel proper.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead is a complete departure from her comic book counterpart. Writer Paul Wernick explained during an interview with CinemaBlend that the character transformation had to go to the proper channels at Marvel.
“It was the one thing we needed Marvel’s actual approval on, that they had to reach out for…Tim [Miller, the director] has a relationship with [Marvel President] Kevin Feige and I think he went straight to Kevin because all the lawyers, you know, it gets messy with the lawyers.”
Clearly, Deadpool box office results are proving that this change and the entire project is a sucess with audiences and die hard fans.
Attention has now started to shift towards the upcoming Deadpool sequel. During that same interview Wernick and Rhett Reese said that when creating the story for the first movie, it was an organic process of picking and choosing from comic book lore. The sequel will also draw on different storylines throughout the comics.
“It’s how we went about the first one, you know? We dove into all of the runs, and then, you know, fell in love with the character and the tone and the texture. Then we set down the comics and came up with our own storyline, and I think we’ll do the same for the second one.”
Fans do know one aspect of the Deadpool sequel already and that is Cable. Cable is expected to be a major character throughout the film, according to that last end credit scene…