January 16, 2017  

'Deadpool' Finds New Director in Tim Miller

April 9, 2011 (3:59 am) GMT
Miller, a visual effect artist of 'X-Men', has allegedly been chosen to direct the forthcoming action movie.
'Deadpool' Finds New Director in Tim Miller

20th Century Fox may have found a director for forthcoming project "". After Robert Rodriguez's negotiation with the studio met a dead end, Tim Miller may have taken the job. Recently, Deadline reports that the studio contracts Miller to direct the action film.

Miller is best known for his work as a visual effect artist in several movies, including some "X-Men" films and "". He has also served as the creative supervisor on "". While heavy-visual movies are not new for Miller, "Deadpool" will become his directorial debut.

"Deadpool" centers around the title character, the alter ego of Wade Wilson, a mercenary with terminal cancer who undergoes military experiments to replicate Wolverine's mutant healing factor. However, he has multiple personalities because of the regeneration ability and fractured mind. As he becomes a mercenary, he receives the pseudonym "The Merc with a Mouth".

Produced by Lauren Shuler Donner, the film has Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick pen the script. In the "" spin-off which is expected to hit theaters in 2012, will reprise his role as Wilson.

More Deadpool News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Teases Her Secret Project in Seductive Instagram Photos
  2. 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Could Have More Than Six Episodes
  3. Alec Baldwin, Mark Ruffalo and Michael Moore Stage a Star-Studded Anti-Trump Protest in NYC
  4. 'Good Behavior' Gets Season 2 Renewal
  5. Hailee Steinfeld Confirms Her Return for 'Pitch Perfect 3'
  6. Jenna Dewan Having 'Big Fight' With Channing Tatum Over Her Nude Photo
  7. Katy Perry Goes Blonde as She Throws Surprise Birthday Bash for Orlando Bloom
  8. Ariana Grande Flaunts Her Slender Body in Pics to Tease Her Upcoming Tour