‘Deadpool’ Movie Is Officially On The Way

- 09-18-14Comics, Film Posted by Rush Urbalejo

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A little earlier today, we reported that Ryan Reynolds loved your responses to the leaked Deadpool footage that hit the net a few weeks back.  Well, it looks like 20th Century Fox was listening (reading) and The Hollywood Reporter is, um, reporting that a Deadpool movie is officially in the works and on the slate. (more…)

Ryan Reynolds Loved Your Response To The Leaked ‘Deadpool’ Test Footage

- 09-18-14Film Posted by Rush Urbalejo

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Deadpool is absolutely one of the coolest characters that Marvel has ever put on paper.  The Merc with a Mouth is one of those characters that not only have comic fans in love but is often used by those who are new to comics as a way of testing the superhero waters.  If a reader isn’t able to fall in love with the sarcastic fourth-wall-breaking self-aware character, it may be an indication that Marvel comics may not be the right fit.  Recently, test footage for a potential Deadpool movie was leaked and almost set the internet on fire. Not because it was horrible but because of just how wonderful it was and how badly people would love to see the movie.  Now, the man behind the mouth, Ryan Reynolds, is finally speaking out about the footage. (more…)

Dragon Con 2014: Cosplay Gallery Part 4, Musical Cosplay Video, & The Deadpool Conga Line Videos!

- 09-08-14Cosplay, Nerd Culture Posted by Mark Poynter

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We’re back with another batch of Dragon Con 2014 Cosplay pictures and videos. There was so much there to see that if we’d tried to put it in one post it might have overloaded and shut the site down! This time up we’ve got a Cosplay gallery, a great musical cosplay video, and more Deadpools than you can shake a stick at!

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Wanna Deadpool Movie? ‘Zombieland’ Writer Rhett Reese Wants Your Help

- 08-08-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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There’s a child like belief built into the Internet that if you want something bad enough, make enough noise about wanting it, and get enough other people to do the same, that someone somewhere with the power to make it happen will cave in and give you what you want. Any parent can tell you how that usually works out, but this time around I am totally down with holding my breath until Deadpool gets his own movie. That didn’t work out so well. I passed out after about 3 minutes and hit my head on the edge of the coffee table. So instead, I’m going to retweet Rhett Reese‘s Deadpool Movie plea. What will that do? Let’s find out! (more…)

OPINION: Despite the Awesome Test Footage, ‘Deadpool’ is Unlikely to Happen

- 08-03-14Comics, Featured, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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The critical and commercial success of X-Men: Days of Future Past proved that there’s still a lot of life in the X-Men as a film franchise. But while we’ve heard a lot about Sony Pictures specific plans to franchise random Spider-Man characters, even in spite of the lackluster returns of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, it’s been mostly quiet over at Twentieth Century Fox aside from one announcement that the next X-Men film, Apocalypse, was in development. Although there’s occasionally talk of another spin-off film aside from the next Wolverine solo adventure, such as Jeff Wadlow’s X-Force project, there’s mostly been long periods of silence between small bits of news about process.

And then something weird happened. Either by accident or on purpose, test footage for a Deadpool film hit the internet last weekend as San Diego Comic Con, and its drought of genuine movie news, came to a close. Although fans were uncertain of the degree of legitimacy the nearly two-minute clip actually had, it was soon revealed by the production company that made it, the Culver City-based Blur Studios, that this was indeed commissioned by 20th Century Fox to do a proof of concept for an ultra-violent, hard-R-rated Deadpool movie. Now the question for the many Deadpool fans around the world is, would such a movie be allowed to come to fruition from a major Hollywood studio? And the answer, despite Blur’s instantaneous success in capturing the character on film, is no. (more…)

The RadioBastard Podcast Takes A Ride Into The Danger Zone

- 08-03-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Comic-Con has come (verified) and gone and now we’re left with stories about Nic Cage in space, Hellboy screwfests, redheaded sith lords, Ryan Reynolds and the best CGI costume that he has ever worn (we’re talking about the Deadpool footage, not Green Lantern. Promise), our #LounginWithLoggins initiative, a trip to the stars with Batmanaughey and more things, like: (more…)

Nerdy Bits: George Takei Lip Syncs ‘Let if Go’, ‘Fifty Shades of Jean Grey’ Trailer, WhoLOCK The Musical, & MOAR!!!

- 07-30-14Cool Stuff, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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Every day, the internet produces an astounding amount of goodies and gems. Most hilarious, some amusing, but all worth at least a few seconds of your time. We here at Nerd Bastards try to bring you the best bits of news and nerdery the webz has to offer, with a bit of snark thrown in. But sometimes not everything makes the cut. Monday through Friday we’ll be bringing you our inbox leftovers, our forgotten bookmarks, the nerdy bits that simply slipped through the cracks. You can submit items to Nerdy Bits by emailing us at nerdybits@nerdbastards.com

ABOVE: Sideshow has announced a whole new  Marvel Sixth Scale Figure line is on the way!  Up first is the wise-cracking, fourth wall-breaking, and possibly a tad mentally unstable – Deadpool!  That’s right chimichanga lovers, Deadpool is coming to you in Sixth Scale form soon, so be on the lookout! This will truly be a HOT TOY. [Sideshow] (more…)

Holy Chinichangas!!! ‘Deadpool’ Movie Test Footage

- 07-28-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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A little over two years ago, back in 2012, Deadpool creator Rob Leifeld hinted to fans that there was test footage made for an “R” rated Deadpool movie with Ryan Reynolds. He described the footage, but no one really knew if he was telling the truth, or just pulling our collective legs. Now we know! Watch it quick before FOX or Marvel get it taken down! (more…)

Nerdy Bits: Carbonite Han Toilet Seat, Steampunk Deadpool, Kids React To Old School TMNT, & MOAR!!!

- 07-22-14Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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Every day, the internet produces an astounding amount of goodies and gems. Most hilarious, some amusing, but all worth at least a few seconds of your time. We here at Nerd Bastards try to bring you the best bits of news and nerdery the webz has to offer, with a bit of snark thrown in. But sometimes not everything makes the cut. Monday through Friday we’ll be bringing you our inbox leftovers, our forgotten bookmarks, the nerdy bits that simply slipped through the cracks. You can submit items to Nerdy Bits by emailing us at nerdybits@nerdbastards.com.

ABOVE: Han Solo Carbonite toilet seat. I think Han would prefer Disintegration to this fate. [Geekologie] (more…)

X-Men Producer Says ‘Deadpool’ Movie On Its Way (Someday…)

- 05-13-14Comics, Film Posted by Jason McAnelly

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No matter how many times we here at Nerd Bastards announce a new super hero movie in the works, there’s always at least one person that sounds off in the comments with “Where’s the Deadpool movie already!?” And while we can’t tell you exactly when the Merc with a Mouth might make the transition from comics to film, there is one woman that knows something. X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner has stepped up to address the Deadpool conundrum. (more…)