The best thing to come out of Fox’s Marvel deal and the only good thing about Thor: Ragnarok join forces to react to … the Free Guy trailer?
We spotted this at Superhero Hype. Apparently, Deadpool is doing reaction videos now. He is stuck in that weird limbo where he’s too spicy for Disney’s MCU, and Fox’s X-Men universe no longer exists. So what’s a horribly deformed mutant to do besides roast a 20th Century Fox film trailer?
In this clip, Deadpool (Ryan Renolds) is joined by Korg (Taika Waititi) on the gross couch as they examine the trailer Free Guy. It’s a film that has seen its release date pushed back so many times that even Deadpool jokes about it. The movie focuses on an NPC who, through whacky shenanigans, becomes aware that he is just a character in a GTA-like video game.
It’s the sort of movie that I’d pay to see IF and only IF Renolds and Waititi were riffing on it the entire time as Korg and Deadpool.
If you include Deadpool’s cocaine rider, this is the most expensive reaction video ever made. pic.twitter.com/XvhIQMtBfS
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) July 13, 2021
The entertaining clip ends on a somber note because we still have no idea what Deadpool’s ultimate fate will be under Disney. He isn’t exactly the kind of character you could openly market in the parks if his movies continue to be R-rated.
Maybe Disney will open up a new studio focusing on more mature comic book films and call it Marvel Knights? It would be the perfect place to resurrect Luke Cage and Daredevil. Let Deadpool run around in that universe, too! While we’re at it, please give us more ultra-violent Wolverine stories!
“We are the music makers. We are the dreamers of dreams.” – Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy.
What are your thoughts on this marketing gimmick? Should Fox/Disney do this more often for their more forgettable movies? Would this have helped New Mutants? I mean, not help it from being a terrible movie, but help it pull in more people to see it. Let us know in the comments.
[Source: Superhero Hype]
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