OFFICIAL: JOHN WICK Director David Leitch Has Signed On To Helm The DEADPOOL Sequel

OFFICIAL: JOHN WICK Director David Leitch Has Signed On To Helm The DEADPOOL Sequel

We had heard he was on 20th Century Fox and Ryan Reynolds' radar, and now it's being reported that David Leitch has indeed landed the Deadpool 2 directing gig in Tim Miller's absence. Click on for more.

Following the recent rumors, THR has made it official: director/actor/stuntman David Leitch will helm Deadpool 2 for 20th Century Fox.

When original director Tim Miller departed the project over creative differences with star Ryan Reynolds the search was on to find a replacement as quickly as possible, and though Leitch's name was brought up, he wasn't the only possibility. Apparently Rupert Sanders, Drew Goddard and Magnus Martens were also on Fox and Reynolds' "to-meet list." The site also mentions that the studio are already looking for another filmmaker to tackle Deadpool 3.

Leitch recently wrapped his second feature, The Coldest City, and also directed instant action classic, John Wick.

What do you think of Miller's replacement on Deadpool 2? Sound off below. 
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