On Friday Ryan Reynolds shared a photo of himself in full Deadpool costume, in a pose spoofing Burt Reynolds’ 70’s Cosmopolitan spread.
Ryan Reynolds shared a photo on his twitter handle showing him in the official Deadpool costume for his upcoming film based on the character from the Marvel Superhero universe. Reynolds shared the photo with his fans on Friday on twitter.
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The photo shows Reynolds in full Deadpool costume consisting of a red and black skin tight overall and a face mask. Reynolds poses while lying down in front of a full marble roaring fireplace with one hand popped behind his head. The fireplace and the placement of the Deadpool on the fur rug depict a seduction pose.
Reynolds captioned the photo with a spoof of the famous Spider-man quote, with great power comes great irresponsibility, having replaced responsibility to irresponsibility in a comedic overturn. The picture is also the parody of another famous 1972 picture showing by Burt Reynolds.
Burt Reynolds the holder of the original pose mimicked by Deadpool in the recent photo was taken for the Cosmopolitan magazine in the nude for its centrefold. Reynolds also shared the original photo of Burt Reynolds which he spoofed in his Deadpool costume.
No bears were harmed in the making of this photo. Though many bears likely turned on.— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) March 27, 2015
Reynolds captioned the picture of Burt Reynolds stating no bear were harmed in the making of the photo, although some were turned on. The same photo of Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool was also shared by the official twitter page of the Deadpool movie captioning eat your heart out Burt Reynolds.
Reynolds has been aspiring for many years for Marvel to make a stand alone Deadpool movie and his wish was finally granted as it will soon be released. Reynolds previously played the character of Deadpool in the 2009 ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ movie.
The character had a short term as wise cracking Wade Wilson the anti-hero who is transformed in the mutant villain Deadpool with various superpowers. However at the end of the 2009 film Deadpool dies at the hands of Wolverine, so it will be interesting how the producers at Marvel factor the revival of Deadpool’s story and his backstory.
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Reynolds shared in an interview with Hitfix in 2009 the character of the Deadpool in the standalone movie will be based upon the story-line of the comics. Wade Wilson’s past will be explored and his face will be messed up so he will be wearing a full mask. The goal is to follow the story-line of the comic books on Deadpool as much as possible.