‘Deadpool’ Movie To Be Scripted By The ‘Zombieland’ Writers

FROM SPLASH PAGE: File this one under awesome news — the writers of “Zombieland” are taking their bloody appetites to “Deadpool.”

According to Variety, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick — the writing duo behind “Zombieland” and Sony’s proposed “Venom” movie — have been hired to pen the screenplay for “Deadpool,” the “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” spin-off starring Ryan Reynolds as the titular merc with a mouth.

Reese and Wernick are reportedly sticking closely to “the mythology of ’Deadpool’ given that Reynolds is a huge fan and protector of the property.” While Reynolds has already stated his desire to stay true to Deadpool’s comic book roots in the past, it’s still great to hear that Reese and Wernick are on board with the actor’s vision.

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