Hugh Jackman is set to reprise his role as Wolverine for Deadpool 3, with the Australian actor co-starring opposite Ryan Reynolds.
Ryan Reynolds took to his social media pages this morning to drop a video that reveals that Hugh Jackman has signed on to reprise his role as Wolverine for Deadpool 3. The video also confirms that the highly-anticipated movie is officially slated to hit theaters on September 6, 2024.
The first two Deadpool movies were produced by 20th Century Fox before the studio’s acquisition by The Walt Disney Company. Deadpool 3 is being written as the first movie in the series set within the Marvle Cinematic Universe.
Shawn Levy is directing Deadpool 3 after working with Ryan Reynolds on Free Guy and The Adam Project. The Marvel project also marks a reunion between Levy and Hugh Jackman as the two worked together on Real Steel.
Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are working on the Deadpool 3 script after penning the first two movies in the series. The Molyneux sisters worked on a previous draft of the project.
Marvel’s Kevin Feige has previously opened up about his excitement for Deadpool 3 and the opportunity to work with Ryan Reynolds. “[It’s] a very different type of character in the MCU, and Ryan is a force of nature… [it’s] just awesome to see him bring that character to life,” Feige said at the time.
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