'Apparently you can't actually blow the Matterhorn!' Ryan Reynold's Deadpool pokes fun at $53 billion Disney-Fox merger
Disney revealed Thursday that it is buying 21st Century Fox’s film and television divisions, including a host of Marvel characters.
And Ryan Reynolds' superhero character Deadpool was quick to comment on the deal, said to be worth $66 billion.
He took to social media to share a shot of the wittily foul-mouthed character being escorted out of a Disney theme park by a burly guard, captioned: 'Apparently you can’t actually blow the Matterhorn.'
His comment on the Disney-Fox deal: Ryan Reynolds took to social media on Thursday to share a shot of his Deadpool being escorted out of a Disney theme park by a guard, captioned, 'Apparently you can’t actually blow the Matterhorn'
However, Ryan mixed up Disneyland and Disney World in his Photoshopped joke, according to The Huffington Post.?
Cinderella’s castle, which appears behind Deadpool, is in Disney World in Florida while the Matterhorn is a bobsled ride at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.?
It's not the 41-year-old's first crack at the deal, which first came to light last week.?
?On top of the news: It's not the 41-year-old's first crack at the deal.?On December 6. Ryan tweeted, 'Time to uncork that explosive sexual tension between Deadpool and Mickey Mouse'
On December 6, Ryan tweeted: 'Time to uncork that explosive sexual tension between Deadpool and Mickey Mouse.'?
Meanwhile, Ryan also shared a second poster for Deadpool 2 on Thursday - a risque version of Michaelangelo's The Creation of Adam fresco, showing Deadpool reaching out to Josh Brolin's Cable.
He captioned it: ?'Some might call this creation a masterpiece, but to me it’s just well hung art to be shared with the world. '
'Well hung art': Ryan also shared a second poster for Deadpool 2 on Thursday - a risque version of Michaelangelo's Creation of Adam , showing Deadpool reaching out to Josh Brolin's Cable
The first poster dropped at Thanksgiving and was a riff on a Norman Rockwell-style family party featuring all the main characters sitting around a table as Deadpool held up a turkey.
He captioned it: 'I cooked this turkey using only a Zippo lighter.'
Deadpool 2 ?has been filming in Vancouver, Canada, ?and news of the Disney buy up raised concerns that the Mouse House would try to change the R-rated superhero into something more appropriate for its family audiences.?
But Disney CEO Bob Iger put paid to that on Thursday during a media call after the deal went down.
Another rip-off: The first poster dropped at Thanksgiving and was a riff on a Norman Rockwell-style family party featuring the characters sitting around a table as Deadpool held up a turkey
Deadpool 'clearly has been and will be Marvel branded. But we think there might be an opportunity for a Marvel-R brand for something like Deadpool,' he said.
'As long as we let the audiences know what's coming, we think we can manage that fine.'
Deadpool, released in 2016, became the top-grossing X-Men movie ever. making $783 million at the box office worldwide.
The as-yet-untitled Deadpool 2 is due out on June 1.
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