Paul Wernick

Deadpool Surprise Screening Reactions Trickle Onto The Internet

20th Century Fox surprised fans yesterday when special events in New York and Los Angeles promising "new footage" from next month's Deadpool turned out to be an unfinished cut of the entire film. According to, star Ryan Reynolds turned up for the New York event while Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld, Stan Lee, director Tim […]

Deadpool Writers Confirm Movie Will Break The Fourth Wall

Deadpool screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick tell Collider the film will indeed break the fourth wall. For years, the character has been addressing the reader, and sometimes the writer, with his opinions of the plot in various Marvel comics. "Deadpool obviously breaks that fourth wall in the comics, he breaks it in the movie," said Wernick. "We […]

Zombieland Scribes Writing Micronauts Movie For JJ Abrams' Bad Robot

Had enough of giant robots hitting each other?* How about something altogether more Micro? Writers have been set for the upcoming Micronauts movie being produced by Hasbro, Paramount and JJ Abrams' Bad Robot. Obviously impressed with their work on the upcoming GI Joe sequel, the producers have elected Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, best known […]

Deadpool Has A Director – It's Debutant Tim Miller

Tim Miller's history is in VFX. A quick look at his resume shows that he worked on both of Brian Singer's X-Men movies, alongside such Bleeding Cool favourites as Babe: Pig in the City, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes.* As such, I can see that he's probably very […]

Zombielanders Bringing Cowboy Ninja Viking To The Silver Screen

I haven't read AJ Lieberman and Riley Rossmo's comic series Cowboy Ninja Viking but I at least think I've got a grip on the lead character. He's a cowboy and a ninja and a Viking, right? I understand that Lieberman has said the comic is both exactly what you'd expect from the title while also being […]

Which Other Marvel Characters Are Set To Appear In The Deadpool Movie?

Coming to you from this weekend's New York Comic-Con, just rather indirectly*, here's the dish on which Marvel universe characters you can expect to see in the promised Deadpool movie. I can tell you that there's definitely one guest star lined up that really took me by surprise. Will it be spoiling anything for you if […]

GI Joe 2 To Keep GI Joe 1 Director

Back in the months before GI Joe was released, rumours came bouncing down the way like a bucket of rubber balls: Stephen Sommers was off of the project, the film had received the lowest test screening score in the history of Paramount, editor Stuart Baird was being called in to fix the film. Movieline reported, […]