Petition Launched for Quentin Tarantino to Direct 'Deadpool 2'
Now this would be amazing.
A petition has been started lobbying Quentin Tarantino to direct Deadpool 2 — and so far, there are more than 1,700 signatures.
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The move comes after Deadpool director Tim Miller exited the sequel following alleged creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds.
"If there was ever a chance to see Tarantino do a project almost guaranteed to make a billion dollars, this is it," writes Carl Champion Jr., who started the petition. "We got a great taste of what this could be like in Kill Bill, but imagine having a guy like Tarantino write dialogue for 'The Merc with the Mouth'! It would be so glorious. Join me!"
Now, it is highly unlikely that the Oscar-winning Tarantino would go behind the camera for the follow-up to the R-rated, anti-superhero smash success that was Deadpool. But hey, a fan can dream. It also is fun to imagine just how much fake blood they would need on the new film, which would no doubt be a record-breaker.
Still, we wouldn't put it past Reynolds — who has become synonymous with the Deadpool character — to work a Tarantino hat tip into the sequel, just to let fans know he heard (because he is chill like that) and get them in a tizzy. Bottom line: Fans are clamoring for this sequel.
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