Rhett Reese Archives

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool. Image courtesy of 20th Century Studiosv
Writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are one of the most successful duos in Hollywood with their success in the Deadpool and Zombieland franchises While promoting their Netflix sci-fi thriller Spiderhead starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor: Love & Thunder), the two provided an update on their experience developing Deadpool 3 for Marvel Studios The previous two[...]
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool. Image courtesy of 20th Century Studiosv
Deadpool 3 writer Rhett Reese, who's worked with writing partner Paul Wernick on the previous two films, the Zombieland franchise, and more, offered some breadcrumbs to the BroBible's Post-Credit Podcast (via The Direct) on what more we can expect the Ryan Reynolds– starred franchise. Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool Image courtesy of 20th Century Studios "It's a wonderful[...]
Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool. Image courtesy of 20th Century Studiosv
Never mind the previous promises from star Ryan Reynolds and franchise writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, nor the fact that when the Mouse left the adult-oriented Netflix Defenders, MCU shows intact into their new home at Disney+ Now the Zombieland writers again are trying to reassure fans that the first MCU Deadpool film will[...]
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Many felt it was such a disservice to Vanessa, who was such an important character with happened in the first film in 2015. Morena BaccarinEditorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com At word came back to writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, they told Vulture they weren't even aware of the trope "I think at some point somebody[...]
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In the latest version of "Zombieland Cameo That Never Was Theatre", Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese shared their script pitches online to actors who turned down offers to cameo for their 2009 hit for those suffering the Coronavirus Blues The duo wrote for a number of actors in the off-chance any of them accepted The[...]
As Hollywood suspended productions globally, some like Zombieland writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese decided to make the best of the situation The two decided to post completed scripts proposed to numerous actors like the late Patrick Swayze, Kevin Bacon, Dwayne Johnson, Mark Hamill, Sylvester Stallone, and Joe Pesci All turned them down before Bill[...]
Patrick Swayze
Writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese had another name in mind originally, the late Patrick Swayze Unfortunately, the actor fell ill before they offered the part Before Wernick and Reese settled on Murray, they considered other actors including Kevin Bacon, Mark Hamill, Dwayne Johnson, Sylvester Stallone, and Joe Pesci. Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency via Shutterstock "Zombieland" Patrick[...]
The Biggest, Baddest Spoilers for The Walking Dead #192
The song is more appropriate for the original post-credits ending planned in 2009: the Ghostbusters reunion. Actor Bill MurrayPhoto by Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com The Planned Scene for Zombieland Director Ruben Fleischer and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick originally planned for Murray to play golf with Ghostbusters castmates Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, and Harold Ramis[...]
"Deadpool" Writers Talk Marvel Future, Third Film
Writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick assures fans Disney gave the greenlight to continue the Deadpool franchise as is There is a lot of planning involved to make it happen from finishing the script to see what characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe they'll be permitted to use Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Reese and[...]
Zombieland: Double Tap Red Band Trailer Reveals Cameo
It cuts to "from the writers of Deadpool" in case people forgot about Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick,  who wrote the first movie. The trailer revisits the White House, but an extension of a previous sequence Tallahassee said he thought he would have made a fine president as he props his leg on the president's desk[...]
From the looks of Double Tap, it seems like director Ruben Fleischer along with returning writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick with newcomer Dave Callaham at least on the surface, honoring the legacy of the original. With an expanded cast, comes greater threats and possible more epic cameos with Bill Murray returning and fellow Ghostbusters and[...]
Jesse Eisenberg Gives 'Zombieland: Double Tap' Update at SXSW
Murray made a cameo in the 2009 film, but given his fate, I wonder how they bring him back. Also coming back is director Ruben Fleischer and writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese Joining them is Dave Callaham In an interview with ComicBook.com, Fleischer fondly recalled the experience he had making the original Zombieland, and the profound[...]
'Zombieland: Double Tap' Adds 'Silicon Valley' Star Thomas Middleditch
Others new to the cast include Zoey Deutch, Avan Jogia, and Rosario Dawson, according to Variety. Riding the coattails of his previous film for Sony, Venom, director Ruben Fleischer reunites with writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, who have been busy with a different Marvel franchise for FOX in Deadpool. Shooting began in January 2019 and scheduled[...]
Zombieland logo update
Unfortunately, director Ruben Fleischer and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick found themselves high in demand after the film's success Amazon Prime announced a TV series with different actors in the roles of Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita, and Little Rock, but the horrible reception caused its abrupt cancellation. Since the 2009 Sony film, Fleischer went on to[...]
Wayne's Mark McKenna Talks Dream Role, Del Dynamic, and Pop Culture Picks (INTERVIEW)
Created by series writer Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward, the series is a righteously insane-in-all-the-right-ways mix of John Hughes, John Wick, Rian Johnson's Brick, and the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona. YouTube Premium When McKenna's Wayne learns that his birthright – a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am – was stolen from his father on his father's deathbed[...]
Wayne: YouTube Premium's Bloody Great New Comedy Gets Official Trailer
Created by series writer  Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward, the series is a righteously insane-in-all-the-right-ways mix of John Hughes, John Wick, Rian Johnson's Brick, and the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona. Needless to say, we fell for it hard (as our review below can attest) – and now the fine[...]
'Deadpool: No Good Deed' Is A Short Not A Teaser
It seems we have some clarification from writer Rhett Reese; it's a short not a teaser One last thing! The new Deadpool piece is NOT a teaser or trailer It is a short None of its footage will appear in Deadpool 2. — Rhett Reese (@RhettReese) March 4, 2017 One of the things[...]
'Deadpool 2' Writers Comment On Cable's Origins Being Batsh*t Insane
One of the things that made Deadpool so successful is that it managed to appeal to a rather wide audience despite being an obscure character that only comic fans had heard of. In an interview with Collider, writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese are already thinking about how to approach this character while walking the line[...]
A Moody Teenager And A CGI Character To Return In 'Deadpool 2'
Collider recently caught up with writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to talk about what characters are going to return for the sequel Despite the fact that the studio could only afford Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand) and Colossus (Stefan Kapicic) for the first movie they were the perfect duo to counter Deadpool's sense of[...]
Just How Did Bill Murray End Up In Zombieland…
In this sneak peek for the next episode of AMC's Geeking Out, Kevin Smith and Greg Grunberg talk with Deadpool co-writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick as they explain how they convinced Bill Murray to be in Zombieland. https://youtu.be/ta4gkua91uQVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Geeking Out: 'Bill Murray' Official Sneak Peek Episode 104 (https://youtu.be/ta4gkua91uQ) [...]
TV Version Of Zombieland In The Works, Will Mean Death For The Film Sequel
Original writers of the surprisingly successful undead comedy Zombieland – Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (who are also writing the new Micronauts movie)- are in talks with Sony Pictures Television and Fox Broadcasting to develop a follow-up to the movie as a 30-minute zomcom for 2012-2013. Producer Gavin Polone has also confirmed this, saying to NYMag[...]