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'Deadpool' trivia and fun facts

Ryan Reynolds said that 'Deadpool' will be the last comic book character he will ever portray. However, he is open to sequels.
The Deadpool costume had a muscle layer underneath, that had to be removed because Ryan Reynolds was so muscular the costume was not only too tight for him but it made him look overlarge.
This version of Deadpool differs from the one in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' (2009) due to the change in timeline during 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' (2014).
In the comics, Deadpool suffered from schizophrenia and often talked to himself. In the film, this is altered to him just breaking the fourth wall and addressing the viewer; a common practice that has happened in his previous appearances in video games and animated features.
A 3 minute test reel was shot in January 2012 in an attempt to convince the heads of the studio to move forward with the movie.
Tim Miller's feature directorial debut, who was linked with cinema due to he was in charge of 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' special effects.
Filming for 'Deadpool' started in March 2015 in Vancouver.
Daniel Cudmore who played Colossus in the previous X-Men films, turned down the role in this film.
The film was shot in 48 days.
This is the first film in the 'X-Men' franchise to receive an R-rating.
This is Ryan Reynolds fifth time in a comic book movie.
Ryan Reynolds gave plenty of notes towards shaping the script.
When Gina Carano did the junkyard fight scene, she was more worried about spiders than anything regarding actual stunts.
The movie is edited in Adobe Premiere CC.
Originally the script was to feature the mutant Garrison Kane, but he was removed from the story due to his VFX power being too unrealistic.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead was named after a song by the rock band Monster Magnet.
Taylor Schilling, Crystal Reed, Rebecca Ritters, Sarah Greene and Jessica De Gouw were considered for the role of Vanessa.
Ed Skrein (Ajax) is a massive comic book fan, so being able to do a movie like this was his dream come true.
To prepare for her role as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Brianna Hildebrand trained in Muay Thai for a few months.
In February 2014 David S. Goyer was hired to direct, but by August he had gone on to work on other films.