Marvel Studios Rumored To Keep Making R-Rated Deadpool Solo Movies

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A new rumor suggests that the Fox/Disney merger won’t cause Marvel Studios to make Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool PG-13.

Last year, it was announced that Disney planned to buy 20th Century Fox, which caused many comic book fans joy because that meant that characters like the X-Men and the Fantastic Four could appear in a Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. Despite the exciting possibility, some fans were worried that would mean the end of R-rated Marvel Studios movies like Logan and Deadpool. 

Thankfully, it seems that Kevin Feige might be giving Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool his R-rating back when he arrives at Marvel Studios after all. The rumor comes from We Got This Covered and it also suggests that Deadpool could possibly show up in PG-13 movies from Marvel Studios as well as the R-rated ones.

Last December, Deadpool 2 was re-edited into a PG-13 version titled Once Upon A Deadpool, in an effort to help raise money for charity. Although another installment of the franchise is not currently set for release this year, two more entries in the X-Men franchise are set to premiere in the coming months.

In June, the series that began with 2011’s X-Men: First Class comes to an end in Dark Phoenix. The X-Men horror movie The New Mutants is also set for release in August. The film was reported to be going under hefty reshoots and it was revealed recently that they haven’t even scheduled those reshoots yet.

Although The New Mutants is set for a release in August, there was recently reported to be promotions for the film sporting a new September release date. An official statement regarding a release date change has yet to be announced by the studio.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool and his future on the big screen as soon as more information becomes available. Which big screen appearance of the Merc With a Mouth has been your favorite so far? How would you like to see Kevin Feige introduce the iconic anti-hero into the MCU with Ryan Reynolds still in the role? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Here’s the synopsis for the next installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel:

The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.

Captain Marvel will be released in theaters on March 8, 2019.

Source: We Got This Covered

Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.

Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.

Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.

In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.

Michael Fassbender

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Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.

Ben Barnes

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Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.

Ryan Gosling

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I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.

Jon Hamm

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Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.

Armie Hammer

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Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

Richard Madden

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Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.

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