Back before Tim Miller was directing his record-breaking smash hit Deadpool, he was one of the guiding forces behind developing the animated adaptation of Eric Powell’s comic series The Goon.
David Fincher signed on to produce the film in 2008 , working off a script from Powell himself, and recruited Miller to co-direct the project along with Jeff Fowler. The effort eventually culminated with a trailer length release of some test footage in 2012, not unlike the video that gained a large enough viral following to get Deadpool off the ground. However, unlike what happened with Deadpool, that was the last anyone heard about the project.
Continue reading The Goon Lives! Tim Miller’s Adaptation Appears to be Back on Track
Alright guys, I don’t know if you could tell how excited I was about Deadpool, but it was a lot. Normally, I like to keep my expectations at a neutral 5 just in case a movie doesn’t cut it. At least then I don’t leave the theater too incredibly bummed out. However for Deadpool, I had a much harder time maintaining my expectation composure, and my neutrality went through the window back when the test footage leaked. I set myself up for disappointment. There was no way the movie was going to be everything I wanted it to be…
EXCEPT IT WAS. – Spoilers ahead.. maybe? Kinda.
Continue reading Deadpool REVIEW: What’s Not to Love?
There has been a frequent stream of news for the upcoming Deadpool movie, which is set for February 12, 2016. It seems that heavy fan enthusiasm really lets you get away with everything. Since the test footage was leaked online and everyone lost their minds, Fox had to push production of this movie. And it seems that they’ve mostly kept their hands off and let director Tim Miller run with it. Deadpool is really starting to sound like a fanboy/girl’s wet dream.
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