It’s been a roller coaster of a weekend for comic and CBM fans. Legendary artist Steve Dillon, whose incredible resume included the Judge Dredd, Constantine, Preacher, and Punisher comics, passed away at the age of 54. Then, AT&T set out to purchase Time Warner, which includes DC Films. This could likely have a huge impact on the DC film universe. Finally, on Saturday, news broke that Tim Miller, director of the massive hit Deadpool, has quit the sequel over creative differences with its star, Ryan Reynolds. (The point of contention was said to be the casting of Cable, so let’s get that discussion going again while we’re at it.)
The loss of Miller has millions of Deadpool fans concerned, because, let’s face it, that movie was perfect. For the moment, we’re all left to wait and wonder where DP2 will go from here.
At least one Marvel director is joining us in our disappointment. James Gunn, who brought us the brilliance that is Guardians of the Galaxy, who posted this message on his Twitter account:
Honestly bummed about Tim Miller leaving Deadpool. He did an amazing job with the first one; I’d have liked to see where he’d go next.”
As we all would. At the moment, we have no idea who might step behind the camera in Miller’s absence. We can only hope that the return of the writing team , and star Ryan Reynolds, will be enough to recreate the hilarious, raunchy, violent mixture that made Deadpool so brilliant. Fingers crossed.
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Source: James Gunn