DEADPOOL 2 Launches OSCAR Campaign for BEST PICTURE, BEST ACTOR, More

"Deadpool" poster
Credit: 20th Century Fox
Credit: 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox has launched a campaign to secure Academy Award nominations for Deadpool 2 in every major category, including "Best Picture," "Best Actor" for star Ryan Reynolds, "Best Original Screenplay," "Best Director," and more. The studio did a similiar campaign for 2017's Deadpool.

Deadpool 2 follows in the footsteps of Black Panther, for which Disney has been actively campaigning for Oscar nominations for sometime, including "Best Picture" and "Best Director."

Earlier this year, the Academy announced the introduction of a planned "Best Popular Film" category to accomodate widely successful films, but the idea was met with backlash and was dropped.

A PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2 is due for a December 12 theatrical release under the title Once Upon a Deadpool.

Here's the full list of nominations for which Deadpool 2 is campaigning:

Best Picture
Produced by
Simon Kinberg, p.g.a.,
Ryan Reynolds, p.g.a.,
Lauren Shuler Donner

Best Original Screenplay
Written by
Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick & Ryan Reynolds

Best Supporting Actor
Josh Brolin
Julian Dennison
T.J. Miller
Karan Soni
Jack Kesy

Best Cinematography
Jonathan Sela

Best Film Editing
Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir
Dirk Westervelt
Craig Alpert, ACE

Best Makeup And Hairstyling
Makeup Design and Supervision
Bill Corso
Department Head Makeup
Monica Huppert
Department Head Hair
S. Anne Carroll

Best Sound Mixing
Sound Mixer
Mark Noda
Re-Recording Mixers
Paul Massey
Martyn Zub

Best Visual Effects
Dan Glass
Mike Vezina
Michael Brazelton
Stephane Naze

Best Director
David Leitch

Best Actor
Ryan Reynolds

Best Supporting Actress
Morena Baccarin
Zazie Beetz
Leslie Uggams
Brianna Hildebrand

Best Production Design
Production Designer
DAVID SCHEUNEMANN
Set Decorator
SANDY WALKER

Best Costume Design
Kurt Swanson
Bart Mueller

Best Original Score
Music by
Tyler Bates
Best Sound Editing
Supervising Sound Editor
Mark Stoeckinger

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