Over the last couple of days the internet has been a whirlwind of excitement with the unofficial release of something nobody ever expected to see, The Deadpool Movie test footage.
The original upload was anything but high quality as it was likely filmed on a phone and at a odd angle. That said, it caused one hell of a stir among fans worldwide with many highly praising the footage and many more calling for this movie to be made as soon as possible.
The video, which features a CGI Deadpool voiced by Ryan Reynolds, who first brought the character to life in 2009′s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, was created by Tim Miller through his company Blur Studios.
Rhett Reese, a writer who worked with Miller, talked about the clip in 2013;
“I’m like, ‘That’s the movie, and it has to get made. I think the biggest hurdle right now is convincing the-powers-that-be that it’s okay to have a hard-R rated movie within the Marvel Universe.”
Originally thought to have been officially released by Blur Studios, we now know that a team of hackers stole the 2 minutes of footage and uploaded it, though there is reportedly another 6 minutes somewhere out there.
Deadpool has been stuck in development hell for a few years now, but perhaps this renewed interest will prompt Twentieth Century Fox to get on a move on and give this movie the green light.