The ‘Deadpool’ movie is coming February 12th, 2016

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It looks like that leaked Deadpool test footage — and the positive reaction from fans — has dragged the movie back from development hell. 20th Century Fox, home of the X-Men and Fantastic Four movie franchise, just announced that the Deadpool movie is really, truly happening. At least, it has a release date — February 12th, 2016 — leaving about 16 months film and edit it.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, original director Tim Miller is still attached to the project while “no deal is set” for long-attached star (and avowed Deadpool fan) Ryan Reynolds. We’re pretty sure he’ll say yes. Original writer / producer Rhett Reese took to twitter in celebration:

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