Deadpool 2 pays homage to Say Anything in new image

“But he’s also a victim of his own hubris once we start the movie and that’s what sort of creates the conflicts and the issues he has to deal with.”
The main conflict is time-traveler Cable (Josh Brolin), who has come back from the future because of a superpowered teen Russell (Hunt for the Wilderpeople‘s Julian Dennison). Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) isn’t always the best team player. In the exclusive above image, Deadpool channels the clasic 1989 film Say Anything to try and get Colossus to join the group. “He’s valuable to both of them in different ways it becomes personal for both of them.”
To fight Cable, Deadpool ends up forming his own superhero team called the X-Force, including Domino (Atlanta‘s Zazie Beetz). To read more on this year’s highly anticipated summer movies, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here now. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. But in Deadpool 2, which opens May 18, he’s forced to be a little friendlier. “They both have their competing agendas: one is to capture the kid and one is to save the kid,” says director David Leitch (Atomic Blonde). Says Reynolds, “There are a lot of different nods to films that we all loved growing up.” “Wade has settled into his new life and new looks and settled into everything else in particular his relationship in a pretty positive way,” says Reynolds.

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