Deadpool was one of 2016’s smash hits. Personally, I loved the movie but I am not a huge fan of the character but I can appreciate what he brings and what this movie actually did for comic book movies in terms of allowing comic book movies to go full on sex, blood and guts and get that R rating. Other movies have done it before like Dredd and Spawn and even to an extent Blade but never to the success of Deadpool. The sequel is shaping up to be one of 2018’s most anticipated movies, with Ryan Reynolds set to reprise his role as, “The Merc with a Mouth”. This movie will feature though Cable, who is Deadpool’s best friend who essential the child of X-Men Cyclops and Jean Grey plus he’s like half cyborg and from the future. Josh Brolin, who is also the voice to Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been cast to play Cable. Reynolds is also tapped to produce again. But Deadpool isn’t the only movie coming out in 2018 from the X-Men universe. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Next year is going to be jam-packed in terms of Fox superhero titles: New Mutants will open April 13, 2018, while Dark Phoenix hits cinemas on Nov. 2. New Mutants, directed by Josh Boone, follows a young team of superheroes, while Dark Phoenix will revisit a classic comic book storyline that saw Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) become the host for the Phoenix Force, a cosmic entity that eventually drives her to becoming a destructive force that ultimately leads to her death. Longtime X-Men writer and producer Simon Kinberg is a top contender to direct the project, which is a follow-up to 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse.” So it is safe to say that 2018 will be the year for X-Men movies.

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