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'Deadpool' star Ryan Reynolds congratulates 'Avengers: Infinity War' team, shares funny rejection letter

Ryan Reynolds' character Deadpool, an antihero mutant, has till now been confined to Fox's "X-Men"-based franchise due to licensing issues.

Published: 30th April 2018 11:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th April 2018 12:07 PM   |  A+A-

A latest still of Deadpool (Twitter @Ryan Reynolds)

By PTI

LOS ANGELES: In a hilarious gag, Ryan Reynolds revealed that his on-screen alter ego Deadpool had received a rejection letter from the Avengers when he had written to Tony Stark six years ago requesting a place in the army of Marvel superheroes.

The 41-year-old actor congratulated the team of "Avengers: Infinity War" on Instagram after the bumper box office run of the movie in its opening weekend.

Known for his classic dead-pan humour, Reynolds shared a photograph of a letter dated April 14, 2012 that he received from Stark Industries - headed by Tony Stark aka Iron Man, played by Robert Downey Jr in the films.

The rejection letter carried the subject line: 'Re: Joining the Avengers' with a signature sarcastic reply signed by Tony that read, "No.

Absolutely not.

Go.

Bother Prof X.

No."

Reynolds captioned the picture: "From a guy who never knows when to quit, I'm glad you guys never did. Congrats #Avengers."

Chris Hemsworth, who stars as Thor in the Avengers films, commented on the picture, "Thank you mate!" "Deadpool 2", which is also a Marvel Comics Universe property, is slated to be released on May 18.

Reynolds' character, an antihero mutant, has till now been confined to Fox's "X-Men"-based franchise due to licensing issues.

Things may take a turn with Disney's recent deal to acquire Fox's assets.



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