Ryan Reynolds Shares ‘Deadpool’ for Your Consideration Video for Awards Season

  • The star shared an exclusive video on his Twitter account Thursday night.
  • Ryan Reynolds tweeted a short “For Your Consideration” video for Deadpool on Thursday evening following nominations for the film from the WGA, PGA and DGA in recent weeks.
  • The film has been racking up nominations, shocking many, including a best comedy or musical nomination from the Golden Globes last weekend as well as a best actor nom for Reynolds.
  • In the new consideration video, Reynolds narrates a list of the film’s achievements over a montage of shots from the film underscored by a dramatic orchestral arrangement.
  • Watch the video Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) January 13, 2017
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    Deadpool screenplay up for Writers Guild award

  • Superhero film Deadpool has received a surprise nomination from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) ahead of its annual awards on 19 February.
  • The X-Men spin-off, starring Ryan Reynolds, is one of five films up for the guild’s adapted screenplay prize.
  • Oscar-tipped titles La La Land and Moonlight are among those in contention for its original screenplay award.
  • The WGA also awards a prize for documentary screenplay, with Author: The JT LeRoy Story – a film about a female author who purported to be a male prostitute – among the three nominees.
  • Guild rules dictate that a number of much-favoured awards contenders – among them Lion and animated film Zootropolis – are not eligible for its prizes.
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    Watch: Jimmy Fallon Sings, Dances, Swaps Mint With Ryan Reynolds in Musical Golden Globes Cold Open

  • The host spoofed best pic nominee ‘La La Land’ with an epic musical number to kick off the night’s festivities.
  • Golden Globes host Jimmy Fallon opened the 74th annual awards show with a musical homage to best comedy or musical contender La La Land.
  • The Tonight Show host, emceeing the Golden Globes for the first time, was joined by Justin Timberlake, best song nominee for “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from the animated comedy Trolls; Ryan Reynolds, best actor in a comedy or musical nominee for his turn as the eponymous wisecracking anti-superhero in Deadpool; Amy Adams, best actress in a drama nominee for the sci-fi thriller Arrival; former Globes host Tina Fey; and Nicole Kidman, best supporting actress in a drama nominee for Lion.
  • La La Land star Emma Stone, nominated for best actress in a musical or comedy for her role, told E!
  • La La Land’s choreographer Mandy Moore also mapped out the dance routines for the cold open, while 27 of the 30 dancers in the opening were from the musical as well as the film’s steadicam operator, Ari Robbins.
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    ‘Deadpool’: Ryan Reynolds Celebrates Groundbreaking Golden Globe Nomination with “Early Morning Tickle-Fight”

  • The film is the first live-action superhero movie to earn a Best Motion Picture nomination.
  • Ryan Reynolds on Monday said he and the Deadpool team were celebrating their film’s nomination from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with a “grotesque, early morning tickle-fight.”
  • Deadpool marks the first live-action superhero movie to be nominated in either of the Best Motion Picture categories.
  • The raunchy, anti-superhero flick was a huge hit with critics and audiences, and now it has the chance to win some coveted major award hardware for both the film (nominated for Best Picture — Musical or Comedy) and Reynolds (nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy).
  • Deadpool fans were already in a tizzy from an interview Reynolds gave to Entertainment Weekly recently in which he said he wants his “merc with a mouth” character to work with Hugh Jackman again (and, you know, get it right this time…) 
    “I want Deapdool and Wolverine in a movie together,” Reynolds told EW.
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    Ryan Reynolds Promises An Oscar Win Could Mean A Deadpool Boyfriend And Special Video Reaction

  • Once again, there’s growing talk behind the first Deadpool film, most of it coming from Ryan Reynolds himself, as the prospect of winning an Oscar for portraying the Wade Wilson superhero in the recent adaptation of the Marvel comic books.
  • A photo posted by Ryan Reynolds (@vancityreynolds) on Feb 23, 2016 at 12:43pm PST

    In truth, Deadpool wasn’t eligible to even receive a nomination for the Academy Awards for 2016, but, as The Washington Post shares, that hasn’t stopped Ryan Reynolds from campaigning for a nomination.

  • Now, as the Marvel film has already broken ground with these previous nominations, Ryan Reynolds joins Deadpool fans in allowing himself to feel hope that the film still has a chance to take home an Oscar.
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    When Deadpool was released in February of last year, director Tim Miller and star Ryan Reynolds heavily promoted the idea that Wade Wilson, a.k.a. Deadpool, was to be the first pansexual comic book superhero.
  • For most audiences, it was never made clear that Deadpool was a pansexual character, as he seemed as straight as an arrow in the first film, which is something Ryan Reynolds is hoping to correct in Deadpool 2.
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