Ryan Reynolds Celebrates Disney’s Merger with Fox

The finish line for the months-long merger between Disney and 20th Century Fox is in sight. Shortly after 9:00 p.m. PT tonight, Disney will close the $71.3 billion deal that will potentially add the X-Men and the Fantastic Four to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, Disney’s purchase of the Fox movie and TV studios will inevitably have huge ramifications across Hollywood. Of course, we don’t know exactly what those changes are, but it’s safe to assume that Hollywood will be forever changed after tonight.

To celebrate the occasion, Ryan Reynolds did what he does and took to Twitter. In a tweet from earlier this morning, he shared an image of Deadpool wearing Mickey Mouse ears on a school bus waving. On the side of the bus, it clearly says “Disney.” The image is captioned with, “Feels like the first day of ‘Pool.” Check it out for yourself.

Even though it’s assumed that Disney’s merger with Fox means that Deadpool will also enter the MCU, there are no guarantees. Once Upon a Deadpool proved that the character can still make money in a PG-13 film, but much of his appeal stems from his unfiltered dialogue and comedy. How well would that work on a consistent basis without an R rating?

What do you think? Should Disney continue letting Deadpool run rampant throughout the MCU, our should they reign him in? Let us know in the comments!

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Jeremiah Zohner

Owner and CEO After developing a love of Star Wars and comic books as a child, Zohner was destined to be a geek. With interests touching on computers, video games, technology, books, TV and movies, and toys and collectibles, he is the epitome of a well-rounded geek. Zohner is one of the founding members of Stolendroids. After stepping away for a time to work on other endeavors, the time was right for him to make his triumphant return to the one project that he truly loves. When he’s not writing articles or podcasting, Zohner can be found spending time with his family, managing projects for a software company, or hanging out in the gym knowing that it won’t do a bit of good.

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