The merc with a mouth himself announced it while murdering television personality Mario Lopez on air during an “Extra” segment April 1st while Lopez interviewed actor Ryan Reynolds, who is set to portray Deadpool in the upcoming film directed by Tim Miller.
Originally thought to be an April fools day joke due to when the segment aired, officials have since confirmed that Lopez was indeed killed by the mercenary during the segment. Details on Lopez’s funeral service will be announced sometime next week.
Oh, and yes, Deadpool’s movie is going to be rated R. I tried reaching out to Deadpool’s office for a statement, but when I emailed a media request, the email response I got was this:
So in case you were wondering, Deadpool did not respond by press time.
– David Dunn