The Fox superhero movie franchise Deadpool, now owned by Disney, is trending on social media. But not due to any updates on its sequel.
A turbulent period of delays, digital releases, and more in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Companies like Warner Bros. are finally starting to film projects like Denis Villeneuve’s Dune again, thanks to waning restrictions. You must be curious as to whether this return to filming has anything to do with Deadpool 3. Why is it trending on Twitter? Fans should not hold their breath.
Deadpool 3 emerged as a trending topic on Twitter Saturday
Deadpool 3 is trending, alongside other potential sequels in movie franchises such as John Wick 4. The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Thor: Love and Thunder is also one of them. thanks to a hypothetical posted by entertainment news website Discussing Film. In its tweet, the site asks fans to choose three movies out of a list of 10, with the rest being potentially cancelled. Other projects listed include DCEU’s The Flash, Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2, and Indiana Jones 5
This is not the first time that Twitter’s trending page has featured popular culture subjects due to hypothetical questions. It’s even gaining traction rather than any official announcements being made. Earlier this month Pokemon’s Dynamax phenomenon was trending. It was not because of the DLC expansion for Pokemon Sword and Shield being released, but because fans were voting for it to be removed as a series gimmick.
The Ryan Reynolds starring Deadpool threequel in development at Marvel Studios, emerged as a trending topic on Twitter Saturday. It happened after a viral poll gauging interest in upcoming blockbuster movie sequels. All users been asked to select the three movies they most want to see released with all others being “cancelled.”
As the world slowly transitions into re-opening after coronavirus shutdowns, the movie industry has had some growing pains. Originally the theater chain AMC announced mask would not be mandatory to attend showings, but changed its guidelines after that received backlash.
Deadpool 3 may be in development at Disney. Rob Liefeld, Deadpool’s creator, recently claimed Disney-owned Marvel Studios has “zero plans” for Deadpool 3 despite star and producer Reynolds confirming the sequel is in development at the studio following Disney’s acquisition of former franchise handler Fox.