That PG-13 DEADPOOL Thing Gets A Savage Trailer

Lawrence Kim
November 19, 2018

Keeping true to Wade Wilson's penchant for both mockery and subversion, the footage opens on a flurry of Deadpool-themed snowflakes fluttering through the night sky as Ryan Reynolds delivers a line meant to mimic the dulcet tones of a Christmas movie voiceover. I think. Savage is here to recreate his famous role from The Princess Bride, as Deadpool recounts a cleaned-up, PG-13 version of Deadpool 2.

Are you excited about Once Upon a Deadpool? There's a quick bit of "new" footage where Deadpool chats with an elderly couple on a bench - but this is actually a deleted scene from Deadpool 2 that can be viewed on the Blu-ray release already. But if you're curious to see how a PG-13 Deadpool 2 might play out, Once Upon a Deadpool might be for you. The people behind Deadpool are using this same framing technique to ensure that the story is "filtered through the prism of childlike innocence" and, as Deadpool tells Fred, "nobody does childhood like you, Fred".

Like I said, I super don't get it.

Savage will reprise his role from the 1987 classic, The Princess Bride, in the new framing sequence alongside Reynold's Deadpool. Now, this one time, I said "Yes" on two conditions. The new trailer for Once Upon a Deadpool demonstrates the Ryan Reynolds character's strategy for achieving that softer rating - namely, kidnapping Fred Savage.

A ideal family Christmas present, and might edge the movie's box office beyond the current standing of $734 million and towards the billion dollar mark!

"Because it's the season of giving, we will also be giving $1 for every ticket sold to F-ck Cancer, which will be renamed Fudge Cancer just for this limited-time ad campaign", Ryan Reynolds recently said.

Once Upon A Deadpool hits theaters for a limited engagement starting December 12. "The second condition took some explaining..."

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