With the second trailer locked for Christmas Day, the Merc with a Mouth is ready to ring in the festive season with 12 Days of Deadpool, promising fans a slew of content and promo material all culminating with that sizzle reel on December 25.
Kicking things off today is a cheeky new poster courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, which places Ryan Reynolds’ gun-toting mercenary. There’s also a subtle nod to the 1989 Batman film thrown in for good measure.
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Across the next 12 days, fans can look forward to a steady stream of new content for Deadpool, with tomorrow’s (December 15) coming by way of People. We’ll have each nugget as it drops, so be sure to keep it locked over the course of the next two weeks.
As for the film itself, Wade Wilson’s standalone debut is barrelling down on its February release. In fact, today’s content rollout is just another marketing stint for the superhero flick, given that 20th Century Fox has also set up the Deadpool Core for ardent fans of the Merc with a Mouth.
Tim Miller’s hard-hitting, R-rated rendition of the beloved mercenary will bring together T.J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand, Firefly and Homeland star Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein when Deadpool opens on February 12, 2016.
Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
Source: Entertainment Weekly