Deadpool 3 Casting Surprise: Rob Delaney to Play Peter Again, Leaving Marvel Fans Confused4 min read
As part of Shawn Levy’s directorial and production duties for Marvel Studios, Rob Delaney from Catastrophe has been tapped to return for Deadpool 3. Delaney joins Ryan Reynolds and the ensemble of the threequel. It was previously announced that Reynolds and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige would also produce the movie based on a script by Reynolds, Levy, Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese, and Zeb Wells. There is no plot description for Deadpool 3, but past instalments have followed the exploits of Wade Wilson (Reynolds), a foul-mouthed mercenary who finds himself transformed into the immortal superhero Deadpool after undergoing a disfiguring experiment. Following Disney’s acquisition of Fox, which screened the first two instalments, Deadpool 3 will be the very first movie in the franchise that includes Marvel boss Kevin Feige.
BREAKING: Rob Delaney will return as Peter in ‘DEADPOOL 3’! pic.twitter.com/YiCe4BfCCu— Deadpool Updates (@DeadpoolUpdate) May 1, 2023
The film is scheduled to be released on November 8, 2024. Delaney is an Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning comedian, actor, and writer most well-known for co-creating and starring alongside Sharon Horgan in the highly acclaimed comedy series Catastrophe, which aired on Channel 4 and Prime Video for four seasons. He’s also appeared in Netflix’s The School for Good and Evil, Amblin’s The Good House alongside Sigourney Weaver, the Disney+ reboot Home Sweet Home Alome opposite Ellie Kemper, Lionsgate’s Bombshell, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. The actor has appeared in a variety of projects, including Amazon’s The Power, Showtime’s The Man Who Fell to Earth, and Comedy Central’s Key and Peele.
Peter was the best thing about dead Pool 2 big W😂 pic.twitter.com/UuZEXMJ59n— Aurora Evo (@evoaurora) May 1, 2023Advertisement
Marvel fans Are Confused Since Rob Delaney Is Expected To Reprise His Role As Peter In Deadpool 3
Deadpool 3 is probably one of the most anticipated films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) right now. Fans of the foul-mouthed superhero were ecstatic to discover that the new film would resurrect a fan-favourite hero who died in Deadpool 2. This thrilling revelation has fans anticipating the next film, which promises to be the MCU’s first full infusion of mutant narrative in live-action. The inclusion of the character, who died in the last film, has aroused curiosity regarding how the figure would return and what influences their reappearance will have on the storyline of the next film. Marvel Studios has revealed that the cast would include some performers that starred in the original two Deadpool films produced by 20th Century Fox. Marvel Studios has revealed that the cast will include various performers that participated in the original two Deadpool films produced by 20th Century Fox, as well as several recognised MCU heroes. With all of the new cast members and the return of familiar characters, fans can expect an action-packed and unexpected film with all of the humour and brutality they’ve come to expect from Deadpool. Deadpool 3 will see the return of a fan-beloved X-Force member, Rob Delaney’s Peter. In 2018’s Deadpool 2, Rob Delaney plays the lone human X-Force member alongside the Merc with the Mouth’s short-lived crew.
According to Deadline, he will return for Deadpool 3, which will be produced by Marvel Studios. Peter was a member of the former X-Force team. Peter was a member of the previous film’s X-Force crew. Except for Domino, every member of the group was killed during their assignment. After attempting to save Zeitgeist, Peter died in a woodchipper, but Wade subsequently used Cable’s time machine to reverse his death. Wade Wilson’s time-travelling intervention, however, brought Peter back to life. Vanessa, played by Morena Baccarin, will appear in the new film alongside Peter. Vanessa has resurrected in the post-credits scenes of Deadpool 2 thanks to Cable’s time-travel technology. Vanessa’s return for Deadpool 3 has been confirmed, indicating that time travel will play a big role in the film’s plot. At the time, plot information for Deadpool 3 is unknown. However, there are reports that the film will include the Time Variance Authority, which was introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe via Disney+’s Loki. The film will also feature the return of Hugh Jackman as his legendary X-Man, Wolverine, albeit Reynolds has described him as a whole different character. What we pitched him was enough of a departure from the character he knows and the role he’s left behind to give him something completely different to portray and something he’s very excited to do, he added.
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Same energy pic.twitter.com/zuPjw7eQ6q— Cinema Shogun (@CinemaShogun) May 1, 2023
So I’m guessing that means that the Deadpool 2 post-credits scene is cannon.— Hlane (@hlane1017) May 1, 2023
I realized that he's Peter Wisdom in the comics……— Lily Lee (@LilyLee87481170) May 1, 2023
hes not gonna be the only actor portraying a peter in deadpool 3 pic.twitter.com/QrgelWnMts— clo 21 (@wandasvzn) May 1, 2023
Yes! This news just made my day! Can't wait to see Rob Delaney back in action as Peter in Deadpool 3! See my homepage plz— 💅Anthony😎 (@Anthony68794170) May 1, 2023