Weekly News Roundup: Deadpool, Deadpool & More Deadpool

Surprise Concept Teaser For Deadpool Sequel Drops

In a total shock that not even yours truly saw coming, screenings of Logan in the U.S. and Canada carried a special surprise – the first look at David Leitch’s Deadpool sequel in the form of a hilarious short film helmed by the John Wick co-director. And said short has now officially landed online thanks to Ryan Reynolds himself. If you’ve ever dreamed of the Merc with a Mouth messing around in the Wick universe (at least visually), this is it… [TrailerTrack]

Emily Blunt Is Mary Poppins In First Look At Sequel

Disney have dropped a first look image from the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns, which is currently in production – featuring Emily Blunt as the beloved magical nanny. Rob Marshall is directing the sequel, with Meryl Streep and Colin Firth also starring. [THR]

The Future Of TRON: Joseph Kosinski Talks Ascension, Jared Leto Eyed For Reboot?

At a special screening of TRON: Legacy last week, director Joseph Kosinski got a chance to briefly talk about the currently ‘cryogenically frozen’ third instalment TRON: Ascension, which the director describes as an “invasion movie”. But, just days after that interview, it could be said that Disney are returning shots, as trade reports have come out regarding the studio exploring a total reboot of the franchise, with Jared Leto circling the lead role. [Collider/THR]

Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown and Kyle Chandler Board Godzilla: King of Monsters

Just days before the release of the second instalment in Legendary’s MonsterVerse franchise – Kong: Skull Island – there have been developments with Michael Dougherty’s sequel to Godzilla. Over the past few weeks, the main cast have been officially announced – with the film seemingly centring on a family unit consisting of Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), Kyle Chandler (Manchester By The Sea) and Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring). [Variety]

Trailers Of The Week – Kong: Skull Island and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Final Trailers

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