Deadpool 2: David Leitch Confirmed As Director


Film News - Deadpool 2 - David Leitch Confirmed As DirectorThe Hollywood Reporter and Variety have reported that a deal has been sealed between David Leitch and Fox to direct Deadpool 2. after Tim Miller’s departure a few weeks ago.

 

Tim Miller departed the project a few weeks ago over creative differences and then within a few days it became clear through media outlets that the John Wick co-director was heavy favourite to replace him. Leitch, who co-directed John Wick alongside Chad Stahelski, worked as stunt coordinators and second unit directors previously.

 

The reports also states that Fox are looking develop another sequel with Deadpool 3 but will be looking for a separate director for that instalment. While the news is officially confirmed, it definitely feels like a right fit to have Leitch handle it from the standpoint of the action sequences and stunts.

 

Deadpool 2 is still scheduled for cinematic release on the 12th January 2018.

 

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