filming of Deadpool 3 stopped on friday morningafter becoming official SAG-AFTRA (Actors Union) strikewith guild members joining the WGA (Writers Guild) strike by picketing nearby Netflix, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Discovery, and Disney.
The filming of the Marvel and Disney project is carried out by the director Shawn Levy (Stranger Things, The Adam Project, Free Guy). This same week the first image look at the protagonists was shared Hugh Jackman on his return as Wolverine, and Ryan Reynoldsboth in full characterization in their respective characters, with Jackman wearing the classic Wolverine costume, in yellow and blue colors, one that had never been used by the actor in his previous interpretations of the superhero, so apparently this will be another version of the himself, agreeing with past statements made by the actor, in which he assured that his participation in the most recent sequel to Deadpool I wouldn’t waste Logan (2017), in which Wolverine’s conclusion was portrayed with his death.
It was also disclosed that Jennifer Garner will make her return as Elektra, a character she played in Daredevil (2003) and for the last time in the 2005 solo spinoff.
The sequel will be the first installment in the saga to be released by the Walt Disney Company, following its acquisition of 21st Century Fox in 2019, although this will not alter the R-Rated that has characterized the saga, according to statements by Levy and the co-writers Rhett Reese y Paul Wernick (Deadpool y Deadpool 2, Zombieland, Zombieland: Double Tap, Ghosted).
The premiere of Deadpool 3 is scheduled for a May 3, 2024 release in theaters, a goal that is now in jeopardy due to the interruption of filming.
He Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) represents approximately 160,000 membersincluding actors, advertisers, drivers, DJs, stuntmen, journalists, who seek pay equity and improve working conditions, within an industry altered by streaming and artificial intelligence.
The plot is unknown at the moment. Deadpool 3but it is clear -by Jackman’s wardrobe- that it involves the multiverse since Deadpool will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time after a series of solo films produced by Fox.
Director Levy previously worked with Reynolds on Free Guy y The Adam Project.
The rest of the cast is made up of the returns of Morena Baccarin y Brianna Hildrebrandwith the newcomers Emma Corrin (The Crown) in a villainous role, and Matthew Macfayden (Succession).