Deadpool Star Ryan Reynolds Named EW’s Entertainer of the Year

No Comments
Deadpool writers with Ryan Reynolds

Entertainment Weekly has named Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds their 2016 Entertainer of the Year.

Deadpool was a huge success when it was released in February of this year. Fans loved Reynolds as the wisecracking Wade Wilson in what was by far the most vulgar film Marvel has released thus far. It definitely earned its R rating, but that didn’t appear to hinder the movie’s popularity in the slightest.

Reynolds told EW:

I knew that this [film] was going to speak to the very core of the Deadpool fan base, and I knew they would embrace it. I think it just really landed at a fortunate time. We were right at “peak superhero”, particularly in the sense that the superheroes were all intermittently clenching their jaw muscles and brooding. Deadpool came along and sort of threw all that on its ass.

Deadpool’s success is even more impressive, considering that Reynolds spent more than a decade trying to get the film made. With commitment like that, he definitely earned his new Entertainer of the Year title.

Deadpool 2 is currently in pre-production and is scheduled to hit theatres in January of 2018.

Previous Post
Vin Diesel Teases Guardians of the Galaxy Spin-Off and a Huge Fight
Next Post
A New X-Men Movie to Kick Off Production in May 2017!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

We use Google Tag Manager to monitor our traffic and to help us AB test new features.

Decline all Services
Accept all Services