Once Upon a Deadpool (2018)

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"Fox has been asking for a PG-13 basically since the start in 2006," Ryan Reynolds told Deadline. "I've said no since 2006. Now, this one time, I said 'Yes' on two conditions. First, a portion of the proceeds had to go to charity. Second, I wanted to kidnap Fred Savage. The second condition took some explaining..."Fred Savage will join Reynolds in new scenes for ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL in an homage to Savage's starring role in the 1987 bedtime-story classic THE PRINCESS BRIDE. Fred remarked, "while my participation in this film was anything but voluntary, I am happy to learn that Fudge Cancer will be the beneficiary of this shameless cash grab"

Cast

Ryan Reynolds
as Wade/Deadpool
Julian Dennison
as Russell/Firefist
Brianna Hildebrand
as Negasonic Teenage Warhead
Karan Soni
as Dopinder
Leslie Uggams
as Blind Al
Eddie Marsan
as The Headmaster
Jack Kesy
as Black Tom Cassidy
Bill Skarsgård
as Zeitgeist
Lewis Tan
as Shatterstar
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Critic Reviews for Once Upon a Deadpool

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

It's all a shell of itself, with Fred Savage on hand to occasionally note how weird this all is.

Dec 11, 2018 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…
indieWire
Top Critic

Reynolds has this drily ironic fourth-wall business down pat, and Savage makes for an entertaining foil.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…
TheWrap
Top Critic

In the end, the whole clean-up project is as shrug-worthy as most of the "Unrated Director's Cut!" edits that go the other direction on home video, promising more nudity and gore but changing little of consequence.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Once Upon a Deadpool isn't necessarily bad - it's just not necessary.

Dec 11, 2018 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

While the scenes with Fred Savage are absolutely hilarious, they're not enough to warrant a recommendation for a neutered version of Deadpool 2.

Dec 11, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

If you are OK paying the price of a movie ticket to see an inferior version of a movie you've already seen, with about 15 minutes of really great new stuff, go see Once Upon a Deadpool.

Dec 11, 2018 | Full Review…

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