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Ryan Reynolds, James Mangold deny ‘Deadpool’ cameo in ‘Logan’ rumors

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Just hours after we published the post below about Deadpool‘s possible cameo or post-credit scene in Logan, the upcoming final chapter in the Wolverine franchise, Ryan Reynolds, and director James Mangold, took to Twitter to deny the report from TheWrap. See their tweets below and let us know what you think by leaving a comment after this article.

ORIGINAL STORY: Though we still have quite some time before the much-anticipated Deadpool 2 hits theaters, we may see Ryan Reynolds return to the big screen as the title character with the red spandex before then. Cue the “X Gon’ Give It to Ya” song now, please, because Deadpool may have a cameo in Logan, the final chapter in the Wolverine franchise.

It sounds odd since Logan is supposed to be this sort of sad and depressing superhero movie, right? Like, how would they even find a way to somehow incorporate Wade Wilson into the film’s storyline? Well, it may not even be a cameo. As noted by TheWrap, who first reported the news, an individual close to the production said that the Deadpool scene shot for Logan will “most likely become a post-credit scene.”

Okay, that makes more sense, right? Still, it could throw the movie off tonally. The report also mentioned that David Leitch, who recently took over directing duties for Deadpool 2 after the rather sudden departure of Tim Miller, directed Reynolds in the new scene, so it looks like we’ll be getting an early taste of what Leitch has in store for us with the upcoming sequel.

Logan is directed by James Mangold and finds a beaten down, scarred Wolverine in the year 2024 who seems to be losing his healing abilities. With the X-Men now gone, Logan must team up with a young girl named Laura Linney, a female clone of Wolverine, to destroy Essex, an evil corporation whose ultimate mission is to pretty much just destroy the whole world (assholes).

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart return to reprise their roles as Wolverine and Professor Charles Xavier, respectively. Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook, Doris Morgado, and Sienna Novikov, also star.

Logan will hit theaters on March 3, 2017. You can check out the latest trailer for the film below.

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Trust me when I tell you that you are not prepared to watch the trailer for Tom Hooper’s ‘Cats’

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Today has brought us excellent trailers for films like It Chapter Two and Top Gun: Maverick, so of course Tom Hooper’s adaptation of fucking Cats had to come along a ruin that. I cannot stress enough just how truly annoyed I am by the trailer for this godforsaken movie.

Based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical of the same name, Hooper aims to “reimagine the musical for a new generation with spectacular production design, state-of-the-art technology, and dance styles ranging from classical ballet to contemporary, hip-hop to jazz, street dance to tap.”

The thing is, though, Cats doesn’t look “spectacular” at all — it looks creepy and dreadful. Like, even more so than It Chapter Two, which is a literal fucking horror movie. The images I witnessed while viewing the trailer will undoubtedly haunt me for the remainder of the day. Especially this one.

However, if this looks like your kind of thing, then good for you! I’m glad there are weirdos out there who enjoy entertaining themselves by watching humans in cat costumes run around on all fours for god knows how long while belting out show tunes. Certainly no judgment from me!

James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, and Francesca Hayward all star in the nightmare of a film that is Cats, which will hit theaters on December 20.

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Tom Cruise shocks San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H with surprise ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer

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In a surprise appearance, Tom Cruise took the stage during Paramount’s Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con to debut the first trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, the long-awaited sequel to Tony Scott’s 1986 original, which finds Cruise reprising his iconic role as Navy pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell.

“For 34 years, you guys have been very patient with me and I felt it was my responsibility to finally really deliver for you,” Cruise told the raucous Hall H crowd after being introduced by Conan O’Brien, who was leading the panel.

He added, “Everything you see in this film is for real. We’re working with the Navy. I wanted to give you an experience of being inside that aircraft,” before later referring to the movie as “a love letter to aviation.”

In addition to Cruise, Maverick‘s all-star cast includes the likes of Val Kilmer, Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Ed Harris, Jon Hamm, Lewis Pullman, and Manny Jacinto. Joseph Osinski directed the film from a script written by Justin Marks.

Producers on the sequel include Jerry Bruckheimer for Jerry Bruckheimer Films and David Ellison for Skydance Media. Tommy Harper, Chad Oman, Mike Stenson, Dana Goldberg, and Don Granger are executive producers.

Top Gun: Maverick will fly into theaters on June 26, 2020.

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A new ‘It Chapter Two’ trailer finds the Losers Club facing off against Pennywise one last time

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Warner Bros. has released the final trailer for It Chapter Two, the eagerly awaited follow-up to Andy Muschietti’s 2017 critically acclaimed box office smash based on Stephen King’s iconic horror novel of the same name.

Set 27 years after the events of the first movie, It Chapter Two stars Jessica Chastain as Beverly, James McAvoy as Bill, Bill Hader as Richie, Isaiah Mustafa as Mike, Jay Ryan as Ben, James Ransone as Eddie, and Andy Bean as Stanley as they return to Derry to confront Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård) one last time.

“Something happens to you when you leave this town. The farther away, the hazier it all gets,” we hear an adult Mike say as the trailer shows a flashback from the 2017 film. “But me — I never left. I remember all of it.”

Jaeden Martell, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, and Jeremy Ray Taylor will all reprise their roles as the original members of the Losers Club from the first movie.

Muschietti directed It Chapter Two from a screenplay written by Gary Dauberman, based on King’s best-selling 1986 book. Barbara Muschietti, Dan Lin and Roy Lee are producers, with Marty Ewing, Seth Grahame-Smith, and David Katzenberg serving as executive producers.

It Chapter Two will float into theaters on September 6.

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