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Deadpool Director Exits Sequel Over Differences With Ryan Reynolds

Mr Miller had not formally signed on to helm the sequel but he was in the process of developing the script. The source said the split with the project was amicable

  | October 23, 2016 21:06 IST (Los Angeles)
Deadpool

A still from Deadpool

Highlights

  • Ryan Reynold's Deadpool released in February 2016
  • Deadpool is the seventh-highest-earning R-rated movie of 2016
  • Deadpool sequel was announced at CinemaCon back in April
Tim Miller will not be returning to direct Deadpool 2. He has dropped out of the sequel due to a series of creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds.
A source confirmed the news, reported variety.com.
Mr Miller had not formally signed on to helm the sequel but he was in the process of developing the script. The source said the split with the project was amicable.
Deadpool sequel was announced at CinemaCon back in April. It was confirmed that Ryan would be back as well as Mr Miller.
Deadpool earned a whopping $786 million worldwide after opening in February this year. It's the seventh-highest-grossing movie of 2016 and the highest-earning R-rated film ever on worldwide basis.
 
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