May 22, 2018
‘Deadpool 2’ Is Getting an Extended Director’s Cut
You’ve already seen Deadpool 2. You must have, given the opening weekend gross. Do you want to see it again? What if there’s an extra 12 minutes added to the sequel?
That’s right, Deadpool 2 is getting an extended cut — a director’s cut, in fact, one approved by helmer David Leitch (who shared the news with Cinema Blend), writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick and star Ryan Reynolds.
The version of the movie in theaters is about two hours long, but before delivering that final cut there was a preferred version that was just 12 minutes longer. Leitch and the others are now restoring that cut, presumably for the home video release later this year (but possibly for a theatrical re-release). For the most part, the additions will be extra jokes, but…