We pretty much knew it was happening, but Deadline reports that Ryan Reynolds is closing a deal to return as the Merc with the Mouth for 20th Century Fox’s upcoming Deadpool. The production start date is set for March.
Tim Miller will helm the film from a script by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Deadpool is currently set for a release on February 12, 2016.
Reynolds teased the news on Twitter:
Uh… It’s Chimichanga Time. pic.twitter.com/ZlknW4HOtj
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) December 4, 2014