After weeks of intensive filming, audiences now have their first tantalizing glimpse of Ryan Reynolds’ latest Deadpool 3 cast. The assassin known as Marvel’s Merc with a Mouth is set to make a triumphant return to the big screen.
This time, Reynolds’ universally admired character will make his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Audiences have been on the edge of their seats for months due to tantalizing hints dropped by Reynolds and his illustrious co-stars, including Hugh Jackman, a newcomer to the Deadpool saga.
The official filming of this high-octane comedy masterpiece began in the United Kingdom in late May. This R-rated cinematic treat is currently being shaped by Shawn Levy’s astute direction following its recent acceleration in Marvel’s production schedule.
A brighter shade of red: Ryan Reynolds’ Wade Wilson steps into Deadpool 3 with a notably vibrant outfit
Photos from the set of Deadpool 3 reveal the attire that Ryan Reynolds’ uncouth antihero will wear in the upcoming sequel. Reynolds is depicted in the iconic Deadpool costume, both masked and unmasked, in the photographs, which were published by The Daily Mirror and taken during filming in London, England.
At first glance, the outfit resembles those worn by the actor in the preceding installments, albeit with minor modifications. Reynolds’ Wade Wilson is attired in a noticeably brighter shade of red in this iteration, in contrast to previous iterations in which the suit’s primary color appeared less vibrant.
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Traditionally, the on-screen wardrobe featured a more muted color scheme while maintaining the character’s signature red-on-black aesthetic.
According to The Mirror, these photographs were taken during the filming of a dramatic car crash sequence set in a forest that will be featured in the movie.
Touch of gold: MCU’s Deadpool sports updated fasteners and redesigned shoulder pads
Although Reynolds’ Merc with a Mouth’s new suit isn’t a radical departure, it’s important to note the subtle differences that define Deadpool 3’s aesthetic.
The Fox era’s grittier, more subdued reds have been replaced by more vibrant hues in Deadpool’s color scheme, which is certainly the first element that draws attention. This ensemble appears to leap from the pages of a comic book, with colors more vibrant than ever before.
A handful of minor modifications have been made to Deadpool’s various body accessories. The majority of these appear virtually unchanged, with only minor differences from their original Fox counterparts.
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The design is said to be similar to his suit in the 2003 run of the ‘Astonishing X-Men’ comic but with long sleeves.
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On his chest and legs, the MCU version of the hero appears to have replaced the original black fasteners with golden ones. The shoulder pads of the costume appear to have undergone a minor redesign, now resembling plastic motorcycle gear rather than the reinforced padded leather of the first two films.
It is intriguing to speculate whether this is the only fashion upgrade Deadpool will receive in the highly anticipated sequel. Given the rumored multiverse aspect of the film, is another costume change for traversing multiple realities conceivable?
When Deadpool 3 is released worldwide on May 3, 2024, audiences will be able to solve this mystery.