Check out a first official look at Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool.
In addition, Fox has released the synopsis and launched the official Deadpool website.
Updated: with tweet below from Ryan Reynolds.
Deadpool has a February 12, 2016 release directed by Tim Miller also starring Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein and Gina Carano.
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
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No bears were harmed in the making of this photo. Though many bears likely turned on.— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 27, 2015
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