Deadpool has contributed a lot to how superhero movies have been made and delivered in recent times. It is a Marvel property, the idea of such an R-rated superhero movie being made was hardly conceivable. Ande yet it came out and with its funny nods and references and the mindful breaking of the fourth wall it helped us explore the various places such a character could be taken. Marvel itself got so impressed with this product that they have decided to bring it to Marvel. Even though there’s not much detail available regarding this project, let’s take a look at some of the astonishing details about Deadpool 1 and 2.
Ryan’s friend Dopinder
Dopinder’s name is derived from Ryan Reynold’s elementary school friend, who was apparently “a really cool guy” but died when he was hit by lightning.
Mr. Sinister was supposed to be the main villain of the third Wolverine solo movie but the project got canceled and we got Logan instead. Deadpool 2 teased the character with the orphanage being named as the “Essex House for Mutant Rehabilitation”.
Batman transition music
The Batman transition music could be heard when Deadpool’s head is repeatedly rammed on the console in the car.
While making excuses to Vanessa for being late to their anniversary, Deadpool claims that he was “fighting a caped badass, but then he discovered his mom is named Martha, too” which is a clear dig at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The final battle in Deadpool takes place on a destroyed Helicarrier from the Avengers.
‘The Goonies’ shirt
In Deadpool 2, Wade can be seen wearing the same shirt the character of Chunk wears in The Goonies.
The lovely Bea Arthur
Bea Arthur appears at various places throughout the movie, which goes to show how much he must really love her. She appears on his shirt when he first meets Vanessa and her name is also engraved onto his sword.
Matt Damon and Alan Tudyk appear as two rednecks in Deadpool 2.
The recruiter’s character is dealt as quite similar to Kevin Spacey with a reference like his number being the same number as Lester Burnham’s number, a character played by Kevin Spacey, from American Beauty.
Les Miserables prisoner
There is a reference to Prisoner 24601 in Deadpool 2, which is the prisoner number for Hugh Jackman’s character in Les Miserables.
In a deleted scene, a reference to the name “wheels” is made using a name tag, which is what Wolverine calls Professor X when they first meet in X-Men.
Agent K bleach
In a scene from Deadpool 2, Deadpool can be seen drinking a bleach labeled as “Agent K” which is also the name of Josh Brolin’s character in Men in Black 3.
Feige’s Famous Pizza
Feige’s Famous Pizza is a reference to the Marvel head Kevin Feige himself.
The pudding fight
Russell is seen bearing two pudding cups with him while two prisoners in the background are arguing over pudding cups in Deadpool 2.
Shade on Blade
Weasel calls Ajax and Angel as cosplayers of Blade 2 when they appear in his bar wielding their guns.
“The Canadian Mounted”
Wade Wilson is reading the same book as John Candy in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.
Deadpool has a lower budget than most of the superhero movies that came out around that time.
Domino Thumb Tack
In the list of hires for the X-Force, Domino’s photo is attached using a thumbtack which is a nod to domino’s and thumbs.
Duct tape fix
Deadpool uses duct tape to put his costume back together after being pulled apart by Juggernaut.
Talented Mr, Deadpool
Matt Damon’s character in the Deadpool 2 cameo is titled Dickie Greenleaf, a reference to his characters’ assumed name in The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Now let’s see when Deadpool makes his MCU debut. His film might arrive in late 2023 or early 20