Deadpool channels painter Bob Ross in the new two-minute teaser trailer for Deadpool 2 (not the official title). There’s also about 30 seconds of actual footage from the film, in addition to Deadpool’s bizarre painting of a Thanksgiving family dinner.
Ryan Reynolds returns as Wade Wilson/Deadpool in the sequel directed by David Leitch (Atomic Blonde). The cast also includes Morena Baccarin as Vanessa, Josh Brolin as Nathan Summers/Cable, Brianna Hildebrand as Negasonic Teenage Warhead, and TJ Miller as Weasel.
The first Deadpool film was directed by Tim Miller, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and hit theaters on February 12, 2016. The R-rated comic book-inspired action/comedy revealed Deadpool’s backstory, revealing how mercenary-for-hire Wade Wilson became the Merc with a Mouth. The film was incredibly well received, earning a Golden Globe nomination as well as winning the Critics’ Choice awards for Best Comedy and Best Actor in a Comedy (Ryan Reynolds). It was also nominated for Directors Guild, Producers Guild, and Writers Guild awards.
Deadpool grossed $132 million domestically over its opening weekend. The superhero comedy film grossed $420 million in foreign box office receipts, raking in $783 million worldwide before exiting theaters.
Deadpool 2 arrives in theaters on June 1, 2018.
The goofy plot description provided by 20th Century Fox:
“After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.”