“Deadpool” Sequel Gets Greenlight


Deadpool doesn't hit theaters until Friday, but Fox has already given the sequel a greenlight.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Twentieth Century Fox has begun planning the sequel, giving writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick the go ahead to begin penning the follow-up.

Though details are currently unknown, actor Ryan Reynolds will return in the superhero role.

The report also says that Deadpool is tracking to open to at least $65 million over the upcoming four-day holiday weekend, with some estimates pointing north of $70 million.

The film opens Feb. 12.