Everyone was thrilled when Hugh Jackman announced his return as Wolverine in Dead Pool 3. Ryan Reynolds, being the actor’s best friend, was one of the main reasons for Wolverine’s return, but on one particular condition.
Ryan Reynolds had his plan approved by Kevin Feige and Hugh Jackman so that the Marvel Cinematic Universe would continue to expand more and more. The actor also opened up about his experience working with his real-life best friend.
Hugh Jackman’s important condition for Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds will recently be seen alongside Will Ferrel in a Christmas musical titled Fiery. The film is a dark take on the classic Charles Dickens tale, A Christmas Carol. Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the actor shared several parts of his life with Jimmy Fallon.
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The video begins with Fallon asking about Ryan Reynolds’ fourth child with wife Blake Lively. The video then talks about musical films such as La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen, and, The greatest showman. Speaking of The greatest showman, the duo remembered Hugh Jackman portraying the film’s title character, and so Reynolds revealed what conditions were set.
“Yes, yes, I am very excited about this. It’s quite incredible. Yeah, he’s bringing Wolverine back. We’ve found a way to do this that’s endorsed by Hugh Jackman and Kevin Feige, where we completely protect “Logan’s” legacy as it was left. We wouldn’t play with that.”
said Ryan Reynolds. The condition of their deal was that Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine aka Logan would not be spared. Reminding the audience that Logan died in the film’s finale and that his legacy must be protected at all costs was demanded by Hugh Jackman. But if Logan is dead then how are they gonna show it in Dead Pool 3? You may ask, well, we have a theory for that.
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In the post-credits scene of Deadpool 2, Wade Wilson travels back in time to fix all his mistakes. During one scene, when Wolverine and Deadpool clashed in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Wade Wilson appears.
Killing the mute version of Deadpool, Wolverine is left unscathed and safe. A popular fan theory suggests that with the MCU entering its multiversal phase, that’s where Wolverine will come from. Although no official statement has been released, it has been repeatedly stated that Logan’s legacy will not be wasted.
Dead Pool 3 is set to release on November 8, 2024 while Fiery will be released on November 18, 2022 on Apple TV+.