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Ryan Reynolds Portraying Deadpool in 'Wolverine'?

February 19, 2008 (2:10 am) GMT
The lead star in drama comedy 'Definitely, Maybe' has been reported to be making a cameo appearance as the anti-hero character in the Gavin Hood-directed film starring Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber.

"" star is going to make special appearance in "". According to AICN, the co-star of in "" will star as the anti-hero character Deadpool in the action fantasy film.

If Reynolds indeed makes a cameo appearance in the Gavin Hood-directed film, he will be joining the lead stars, and , as well as recent casting members, and . A while back, the Canadian actor has expressed interest in portraying the mercenary in an interview with ComingSoon saying, "Basically for me there are two superheroes that I could play. One would be Deadpool, the other would be The Flash."

Created by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Niceieza in 1991, Deadpool has been described as a high-tech mercenary who is given Wolverine's regenerative power to cure his cancer illness. Like Wolverine and Silver Fox, he is the product of Weapon X program for Canadian government's paramilitary.

Aside from "Definitely", the actor who came into prominence with his role in television sitcom "Two Guys and a Girl" has recently appeared in John August's drama "" alongside . His upcoming feature film to be released this year include Marcos Siega's drama comedy "" and Spike Lee's drama "".

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