WATCH: Rob Liefeld Reveals Disney’s MCU Plans for Deadpool


A couple weeks back, The Beat‘s Editor-in-Chief Heidi MacDonald attended WonderCon. While there, she got to spend some time talking to Deadpool  co-creator Rob Liefeld about his popular character and his future in the movies.

First off, Liefeld talked about what it’s been like developing the two movies with actor/co-writer/producer Ryan Reynolds. Since Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox went through just one week earlier, Heidi had to ask about the future of the R-rated character. After all, Disney has famously shied away from making movies that are rated anything higher than a PG-13, as that might tarnish their reputation as family-friendly fare above everything else. (Granted, there have been R-rated movies released through divisions of Disney such as Miramax and Touchstone Pictures, which Fox is likely to be considered as well.)

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