Fox Greenlights Deadpool Film for 2016

But Fantastic Four is pushed back.


Remember the Deadpool leaked footage?  The thing is so great, 20th Century Fox has announced they’re moving forward with the Deadpool film, and they even have a release date for it too: February 12th, 2016.

Tim Miller, who directed the test footage, is singed to direct.  While no official news on Ryan Reynolds playing the role yet, he’s expected to reprise the role he originated in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Meanwhile, it means Fox has to move things around.  The Fantastic Four reboot has been move from June 19th, 2015 to August 7th, 2015.  The new date was originated for Assassin’s Creed, but it has been moved to TBA.