February 22, 2024

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are finally heading towards the MCU.

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The filming of Deadpool 3 which stars Ryan Reynolds as Merc With a Mouth has officially concluded. Hugh Jackman will be joining Reynolds in the highly-awaited film, reprising his role as Wolverine aka Logan from the X-Men series.

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman are celebrating their filming wrap of the much-awaited MCU film after the film’s production resumed post the Hollywood actors’ strike in November 2023.

“The suit hides blood. Also sweat… But today, with Deadpool wrapping, it’s mostly tears,” Ryan Reynolds wrote on X. “A giant and forever thanks to the cast and crew of our film who battled wind, rain, strikes and Hugh Jackman… all under the stalwart leadership of Shawn Levy,” Reynolds who returns as Wade Wilson in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film added.

“I got to make a movie with my closest pals and that doesn’t happen very often,” the 47-year-old actor continued. “See ya July 26th.”

Deadpool 3 which is a part of MCU Phase 5 also marks Hugh Jackman’s mutant Logan’s MCU Debut. “What a ride!!! I’ve loved every minute of making this movie,” the actor wrote on social media. “Well not the training and diet but the other 93.2%. To the best cast and crew, thank you!”

Jackman jumped in with his goodbyes, adding, “You are all aces. To two of my best mates Ryan Reynolds and Shawn Levy, I literally couldn’t have done this without you. Literally!” Expressing his excitement, the actor wrote, “July 26th can’t come soon enough. Time to shave. ”

Filming on the MCU movie began in May 2023 but was disrupted by the Writers’ Guild of America strike. Production on the film was officially suspended in July 2023 because of the SAG-AFTRA strike. Finally, after the long delay, the shooting resumed in November 2023.

Besides Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman, Deadpool 3 also reportedly stars Jennifer Garner, Morena Baccarin, and Brianna Hildebrand as Elektra, Vanessa, and Negasonic Teenage Warhead, respectively.

The MCU film Deadpool 3 will storm into theatres on July 26, 2024.

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