The world's most sarcastic superhero just took a spin through the late night circuits, and it's hard to even get a little upset about it. Deadpool interrupted Stephen Colbert's Late Show monologue at the Ed Harris theater on Tuesday night, and the timing could not have been more perfect: Deadpool 2 is coming to theaters this weekend, which is probably why the sardonic superhero decided to make his rounds. Although it really does not matter either way, because it's literally always a welcome addition to any stand-up routine or performance.
Colbert's opening speech, surprisingly enough, had nothing to do with politics people to probably give a collective sigh of relief, because that feels like never-ending these days) and everything to do with summer blockbuster season. So it was fitting that Deadpool interrupted Colbert right when he was bemoaning the sheer number of superhero movies that are on the docket for summer 201
According to Deadline, Deadpool took the stage with perfect comedy timing, swaggering into vision right as Colbert said, "At what point does audiences say, 'Enough with the superheroes'?"
It seems like Ryan Reynolds, who plays the hero, would not be ready to share a secret or two about Deadpool 2 Days before its midnight premiere on Thursday night. But thing again. The Deadpool 2 Reynolds tweeted via his deadpool alter ego.
In fact, on May 19  Reynolds tweeted via his deadpool alter ego Deadpool line: "… it would be super dead to spoil the fact that deadpool this in Kidding: Not Kidding, Kidding? "
Classic Deadpool move, right there.
According to Hollywood Reporter, Deadpool's visit to Colbert's Late Show (though an obvious plug for the upcoming sequel). Instead, Deadpool takes time to do what he always does: make pithy comments and look good in a superhero costume.
For example, Hollywood reporter details on especially good zinger that occurred when Deadpool tried to take over the rest of Colbert's monologue, to which Colbert protested, "In our own way, our late night hosts are basically super heroes." Deadpool, of course, responded: "Because you're all mostly white men?"
Although Deadpool 2 has not hit the theater yet, it's already garnering serious critical support, with a fresh rating of 84% on Rotten Tomatoes . On top of that, CNN's Brian Lowry gave one of many colorful reviews, noting that "the sequel delivers consistently enough to keep this colorful mercenary laughing all the way to the bank." Deadpool was.
Though the esoteric superhero film was released with moderate expectations, it smashed through multiple records, becoming the first R-rated movie to earn over $ 100 million in domestic sales over an opening weekend, and earning $ 260 million worldwide, according to Fortune. This was all with a $ 58 million dollar production budget, which is not all that much for a movie of this caliber.
Deadpool 2 wants to blow the original records straight out of the water.