‘Deadpool 3’ Trailer: Ryan Reynolds Debuts a Brand New Look as “Marvel Jesus” at the Super Bowl

Published 02/11/2024, 7:02 PM EST

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On the grand stage of Super Bowl Sunday, Marvel Studios treated fans to the first glimpse of the much-anticipated Deadpool 3, featuring the reunion of Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman as their iconic superhero alter egos. Reynolds, in his signature wit, welcomed viewers to the “mercury in retrograde of Marvel Phases” on Instagram alongside the trailer. Jackman made a comeback as Wolverine in this Deadpool 3 trailer, officially titled Deadpool & Wolverine, signaling the R-rated Merc with a Mouth’s entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

The trailer unfolded with the TVA, introduced in Loki, on a quest to locate Reynolds’ Wade Wilson. Amidst this multiversal chase, Matthew Macfadyen’s unnamed TVA character beckons to Wade. He presented him with the opportunity to become a hero among heroes. In a cheeky and bold response, Wade, claims to be the “Marvel Jesus”. Lastly, signaling a monumental shift in the cinematic universe. This cinematic spectacle marks Jackman’s ninth appearance as Wolverine.

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The latest Deadpool 3 trailer teases Wolverine’s appearance with glimpses of his back, a shadow, and a quick flash of the iconic yellow suit. Injecting its signature meta-humor, the trailer features a witty remark about “pegging”. While plot details remain scarce, the action-packed scenes assure fans of Deadpool’s R-rated essence, complete with stabbings, shootings, and splashes of blood, promising a true Deadpool experience.

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Despite past delays, Deadpool 3 is set to hit theaters on July 26, with the UK audience getting an early screening on July 25. The release of Deadpool 3‘s trailer was not the sole highlight during the Super Bowl saga.

Apart from Ryan Reynolds which other movies belted out their trailers?

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The 2024 Super Bowl turned into a cinematic battleground with Hollywood heavyweights battling for the spotlight in front of an audience of over 100 million. Paramount stole the show, unveiling tantalizing previews of A Quiet Place: Day One. Others included the animated comedy IF featuring Ryan Reynolds and Steve Carell, and the reggae biopic Bob Marley: One Love. Reynolds, a frequent face, took the stage in the much-anticipated Deadpool 3 trailer, now dubbed Deadpool & Wolverine.

Disney offered a sneak peek into Pixar’s Inside Out 2 and 20th Century Studios’ Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, while Universal amped up the excitement with trailers for The Fall Guy and Twisters, along with family favorites Despicable Me 4 and Kung Fu Panda 4. Surprisingly absent were Warner Bros., Sony, Netflix, and Amazon. They abstained from Super Bowl ads despite impending blockbusters like Dune: Part Two, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, and Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire. More so, leaving room for unexpected releases and last-minute surprises.

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Riva Khan

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Riva Khan is an entertainment reporter at NetflixJunkie. Given her love for the language and writing, she has honed her narrative skills from a young age. She loves her latest tea in Hollywood and keeps an eye on the news.

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