Deadpool: Stan Lee approves of Ryan Reynolds movie |


Deadpool gets a thumbs-up from Stan Lee

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Deadpool is going to be an R-rated affair filled with language, sex, and a nearly endless run of violence. But is it any good?

Let’s turn to the Marvel patriarch. Stan Lee took to Twitter on Tuesday to let the world know that he had seen the movie, and he likes it for one very important reason.

Lee’s appeared in nearly every Marvel movie in quick scenes, but was notably not in last summer’s Fantastic Four. Lee told Larry King in September the movie flopped “probably because I didn’t have a cameo in it.”

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Ryan Reynolds stars as the titular superhero, known for being more brash and blue than his Avengers contemporaries. Filmmakers assured EW last summer that they wouldn’t veer away from what makes Wade Wilson unique: his vulgarity. “Deadpool is a hard R,” producer Simon Kinberg said. “It’s graphic. Nothing is taboo. You either commit to a truly outrageous boundary-pushing kind of movie or you don’t.”

The world gets to meet Deadpool (and whomever Lee plays) Feb. 12.