Deadpool 2 features a surprise appearance by characters from the X-verse – and true to Deadpool fashion, further confuses the already convoluted
Spoilers to follow.
A despondent Wade Wilson is recruited by metal-clad mutant Colossus of the X-Men who hopes to see the wise-cracking mutate put his powers to good use.
At the seemingly always-empty X-Mansion – the famous Winchester school and home to Charles Xavier's team of mutants – Colossus tries to sell the mercenary on the idea of buying into the X-Men dream. 1
" You can not just dust off one of the famous X -But? How about that putz with the giant pigeon wings? What do those do, anyway? Huh? Carry him three feet off the ground to snatch up the nearest muffin crumb? "
Behind an oblivious and ranting Wade is a conference of X-Men: Professor Xavier, Quicksilver, Nightcrawler, Storm, Cyclops, and Beast. The fuzzy blue mutant quickly reaches out and shuts the door – all completely unnoticed by Wade.
"No, no, no, no," Wade says in his diatribe. "I'm not X-But Material at All."
That's certainly a bald-headed Charles McAvoy as the X-Men leader and Evan Peters as a silver-haired Quicksilver who sports a Nirvana "Smiley Face" t-shirt The catch of up to the younger iterations of the team sometime X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the sequel to Days of Future Past and Apocalypse in the 1990s.
The gag carries over from the first Deadpool when the Merc with a Mouth made an offhand comment about the super-group while recruiting Colossus and less-known mutant Negasonic Teenage Warhead. 19659004] "It's a big house," Deadpool said on the X-Mansion porch. "It's funny that I only see two of you. It's almost like the studio could not afford another X-Man. "
" There's a lot of good will to the first movie, and that's kudos to [ Deadpool director] Tim Miller and Ryan [Reynolds] and [co-screenwriters] Rhett [Reese] and Paul [Wernick]" Deadpool 2 Director David Leitch told ComicBook.com of landing greater cameos the second time around.
" People love this universe. And so having that goodwill and knocking on doors or familiar faces that I know, sort of was like a perfect balance to get a favor or two. "
The Deadpool sequel also features X-Men: Dark Phoenix reuniting series stars, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, , Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Alexandra Shipp, Evan Peters, and Kodi Smit-McPhee, will also feature series newcomer Jes Sica Chastain. Fox Releases Dark Phoenix February 14, 2019.
Deadpool 2 is now playing.