Deadpool 3 Writers ‘Thrilled’ to Mine MCU for New Jokes

Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the writers of Deadpool 3, say that joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a 'marriage made in heaven.'

When it was announced back in March that Free Guy and The Adam Project director Shawn Levy would reteam with Ryan Reynolds for Deadpool 3

a “gee, what a surprise” moment if there ever was one—there was another, less splashy but still significant piece of news attached.

As revealed by THR, screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick were jumping on board

the Merc with a Mouth’s threequel as well.

Reese and Wernick co-wrote the first two Deadpool movies

as well as pictures like Zombieland and its sequel.

They’ve also penned the upcoming Netflix thriller, Spiderhead, starring Chris Hemsworth.

Deadpool 3, however, marks a change for the longtime writing team