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Watch: Ryan Reynolds In Action In Test Footage For 'Deadpool'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 28, 2014 10:20 AM
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“ 'Deadpool' is still alive, and we're just waiting for the studio to embrace what an amazingly fucking awesome film this would be,” director Tim Miller said last fall. “Ryan [Reynolds] is ready, I am ready, the fans are more than ready, we just need that elusive green light.” And while that thumbs up from the powers that be still awaits (though producer Lauren Shuler Donner did say this year she wants to a "Deadpool" movie — though we doubt it's this specific one), we can now see what a Miller directed, Reynolds starring movie might look like.

Tim Miller Says He Will Never Let Go Of "Meta" Deadpool Movie That Studio & Entire World Has Moved On From

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • November 4, 2013 9:41 AM
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Aside from signs that Ryan Reynolds should perhaps steer clear of comic book adaptations for a bit (those signs being “Green Lantern” and this past summer's flop “R.I.P.D.”), the actor has stayed loyal to his long-gestating “Deadpool” vehicle. First portraying a version of the scarred and unstable mercenary in Gavin Hood's “X-Men Origins: Wolverine," Reynolds has repeatedly attempted to push a hard-R version of the story through 20th Century Fox with director /visual effects specialist Tim Miller. However, after an extended push-back from the studio, the director and actor have spoken up about their clinging hopes for bringing it to fruition.

VFX Wiz Tim Miller To Helm Adaptation Of Joe Haldeman's 'Seasons'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • November 15, 2012 10:37 AM
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Think you were disappointed with how “Green Lantern” turned out? Well then spare a thought for poor Tim Miller. Martin Campbell’s clusterfuck of a superhero movie was such a disappointment both critically and commercially that Fox were left in an almost impossible situation when it came to their own brewing Ryan Reynolds starring superhero flick, “Deadpool.” Miller was the man put at the helm of the exciting sounding “X-Men” spin-off, but thanks to "Green Lantern" (and likely some other factors too) that project looks like it’s stuck in development hell. Miller is also attached to direct the David Fincher produced kickstarter project “The Goon” and the comic book adaptation “Gravel,” but he’s still yet to actually helmer his first feature and will be hoping that’s set to change after attaching himself to “Seasons.”

David Fincher Producing 'Halo 4' Trailer; 'Gears Of War' Tries To Find A New Hollywood Home

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 10, 2012 2:45 PM
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While the status of the next "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" movie remains unknown, there is still plenty coming forth from director David Fincher. Most notably is "House Of Cards," with all thirteen episodes of the series landing on Netflix on February 1st. And now it looks like he'll bring his razzle dazzle back to the commerical world where he cut his teeth for one of the most anticipated games of the fall.

'Deadpool' Director Tim Miller To Helm Adaptation Of Comic Series 'Gravel'

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • March 16, 2012 10:59 AM
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Tim Miller has yet to direct a feature film, but he's already more than made a name for himself in the right circles around Hollywood. Nominated for an Oscar back in 2005 for his animated short "Gopher Broke" (excellent title, right?), Miller has since gone on to garner a reputation for his VFX work through his CG animation house, Blur Studio. The company provided the special effects on "Avatar" and the cherry on the top for Miller will surely have been earning MVP status on "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" remake for his role as Creative Director on that crazy title sequence -- one of the few truly original strands of David Fincher's movie. Visually, at the very least, Tim Miller looks like a force to be reckoned with.

Mark Romanek Says He's Already Turned Down 'The Wolverine'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • June 10, 2011 5:50 AM
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Ryan Reynolds Confirms 'Deadpool' Will Be 'Nasty,' 'Hard' And 'Cheap'Showing a remarkable amount of diplomacy, director Mark Romanek has confirmed, as reported a few weeks back, that he was a contender for Fox's already-troubled "The Wolverine" but that he has long since turned down the opportunity. Speaking about the Marvel sequel, he tells DigitalSpy, "That's just one of those stories that floated around. I was on their list, I received the script months ago. It didn't seem like my kind of thing." Given that Romanek is a picky and sometimes prickly director, one who famously bailed on his only other big studio assignment merely weeks before shooting ("The Wolfman"), it's not a huge surprise.

VFX Artist Tim Miller Graduates To The Big Time, Will Direct 'Deadpool'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 8, 2011 10:10 AM
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Well, the director's chair for the gestating "Deadpool" has been filled by some interesting folks thus far. Robert Rodriguez sat in it first before conflicts with "Spy Kids 4" ousted him and he was replaced by Swedish newcomer Adam Berg last fall. And as Ryan Reynolds hopes to carve out time in his schedule to make it happen, another helmer has come aboard.

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