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  1. Ryan Reynolds has openly spoken about his lifelong struggle with anxiety, noting in 2018 that he carried out many interviews in the character of Deadpool to alleviate his fears.

  2. 48 hours before Deadpool was green lit by 20th Century Fox, the studio cut the film's budget by $7-8 million down to $58 million. Numerous changes were made as a result, such as having Deadpool forget his bag of guns before the final battle sequence to avoid a costly gun fight in the third act.

  3. It took Ryan Reynolds 11 yrs to get his vision of "Deadpool" made. The project overcame the failing of "X-Men:Origins" and persevered to become the highest grossing R-rated film of all time.

  4. Ryan Reynolds decided to play Deadpool after seeing a comic where Deadpool describes himself as a cross between Ryan Reynolds and a shar-pei. Reynolds thought "Jesus, this is f***ing destiny."

  5. In Deadpool 2, on Deadpool's map there’s a drawing of Wolverine marked “Prisoner 24601,” the same prisoner number for Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, a character also played by Hugh Jackman

  6. Deadpool (2016) is the highest grossing R-rated film of all time, the highest grossing X-Men film, and the highest grossing 20th Century Fox film not directed by James Cameron or George Lucas.

  7. Deadpool has a sidekick. Bob, agent of Hydra, joined Hydra for a steady job and dental plan. He has no superpowers or combat training and Deadpool brings him on dangerous missions for his own amusement.

  8. Ryan Reynolds only became interested in Deadpool after finding out that the character referred to his scarred appearance as "Ryan Reynolds crossed with a Shar-Pei"

  9. The Deadpool film was only given the green light after test footage shot by the directors two years earlier was mysteriously leaked online. At first Ryan Reynolds thought one of the directors had released the footage but whoever leaked the footage at 20th Century Fox still remains anonymous.

  10. Deadpool described himself as "Ryan Reynolds crossed with a shar-pei" in a 2004 comic book series, leading Reynolds to believe he was destined for the role.

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The scene where Deadpool forgot his Hello Kitty backpack with all the guns in the taxi was written in, because the budget was cut yet again and they just couldn't afford that epic action scene with all the guns and explosives anymore.

A minor character in the Marvel Universe has fought and beaten such household names as Deadpool, Dr. Doom, Thanos, and Galactus. Her main superpower is the army of squirrels she commands.

Deadpool is multilingual, with the ability to speak fluently in German, Spanish, ASL(Sign Language) and Japanese, in addition to his native English and he is Omnisexual. "Deadpool is whatever sexual inclination his brain tells him he is in THAT moment. And then the moment passes."

In Deadpool, Stan Lee played a DJ at a Vancouver strip club. He later revealed that he actually filmed his part in a studio and was disappointed not to be in the vicinity of the topless dancers

The Deadpool videogame cost more to make than Deadpool the movie - 100 Mn to 60Mn

Deadpool is immortal in the comics because Thanos wants to keep him away from Death in the afterlife

Marvel has a hero named Squirrel Girl, who in her first appearance defeated Doctor Doom by commanding an army of squirrels to attack him. She has also defeated the likes of Wolverine, Deadpool, Galactus and Thanos offscreen.

According to the Deadpool 2 screenwriters the post-credits scene is in canon and the voice of the mystery villain is Ryan Reynolds

Deadpool had a fan that collected his severed limbs a used them to make her own

Ryan Reynolds began his acting career in 1991, the same year of Deadpool's first appearance in Marvel Comics

Director Robert Rodriquez declined to direct Deadpool in order to focus his attention on Spy Kids 4

The unpopular 2013 "Deadpool" video game cost almost twice as much to make as the hugely successful 2016 film

Ryan Reynolds insisted on casting Julian Dennison in Deadpool 2 after seeing him in "Hunt for the Wilderpeople", with the character "tailor-made" for him. No other actors were considered for the role.

Game Of Thrones showrunner David Benioff is one reason 2009’s Deadpool (in X-Men Origins: Wolverine) had no mouth, laser vision, and teleportation powers.

In order for Fox to get the film rights to Negasonic Teenage Warhead for Deadpool, Marvel was given the rights to Ego the Living Planet for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Game of Thrones co-creator David Benioff wrote X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which features a version of Deadpool with his mouth sewn shut and unable to speak.

In “Deadpool 2” Russell has been designated as prisoner 24601 on Wade’s hand drawn map, which is a reference to Hugh Jackman’s Jean Valjean character in “Les Misérable.”

In 2015 Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds was betrayed by his best friend of 25 years when he was caught trying to sell pictures of Ryan's newborn baby. Ryan said "it was like a death, I have known him my entire life ,he was my closest friend and now I'll never see or talk to him again"

Deadpool's swords are named after his favorite actress; Bea Arthur

There is a story where Deadpool gets the Infinity Gauntlet and assembles the entire Marvel Universe for a Roast.

In an early draft of the script, Deadpool tests his healing factor by jumping off a 50 story building, riding a motorcycle into a brick wall, having cars dropped on him from a crane, getting hit by a train and letting polar bears maul him

From 2011 until Deadpool in 2016, Ryan Reynold's live-action movies lost about $180 million domestically.

Stan Lee did not know where his cameo in Deadpool would take place, and he was “Damn mad” about it.

Matt damon cameoed in Deadpool 2 giving the funny speech about toilet paper being inferior to wet wipes

Deadpool named the most pirated movie of 2016