Work Is Now Underway on Marvel Studios' DEADPOOL Film

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Work is now underway on the first Marvel Studios' Deadpool film, according to the film franchise's star/co-writer/producer Ryan Reynolds.

While appearing on ABC's Live with Kelly and Ryan earlier this week, the actor was asked about progress on the film - and he answered in the affirmative.

"Yeah yeah, we're working on it with the whole team," Reynolds said. "We're over at Marvel now - it's the big leagues all of a sudden."

Reynolds doesn't specify who "the whole team" is, but presumably it would include the writers of the previous films, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Deadpool 2 director David Leitch has also expressed interest in returning for a sequel.

Not for nothing, Reynolds also mentioned he met Mariah Carey - and both she and one of her sons are fans of Deadpool.

Given Celine Dion's song in Deadpool 2, is it too soon to speculate on a Mariah Carey Christmas song for the third Deadpool?

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