After surviving a near fatal knee boarding accident, a disfigured guidance counselor (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Poughkeepsie’s most celebrated French Bulldog breeder while also learning to cope with an open relationship. Searching to regain his passion for life, as well as a new stuffed unicorn, Wade must battle ninjas, tight assed metal men, and babysit a group stereotypical side characters as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and creative outlets for his very open-minded sex life. He manages to find a new lust for being a do-gooder, a sparkly Hello Kitty backpack, all while earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best 4th Wall Breaking Superhero.
The most interesting thing about Deadpool 2 is that its director, David Leitch, made his career as a stuntman. The first film he directed, Atomic Blonde, is a 2017 release starring Charlize Theron. The Deadpool sequel is his second film behind the camera.
Ryan Reynolds returns in the starring role in Deadpool 2 as the vulgar, violent Marvel character.
The first film in the franchise was released in February 2016 and took in over $360 million at the U.S. box office.