EXCEPTIONAL: While Disney continues to figure out what to do with the Fox properties acquired through the merger, one of the largest IP addresses, Deadpool, seems to be gaining momentum. Sources tell Deadline that Wendy Molinho and Lizzie Moligno-Loglin will write Deadpool 3, with Ryan Reynolds, who will reprise his role as a wise-cracking Marvel superhero.
Writers’ meetings have been held over the past month, and Reynolds recently met with a handful of writers to hear their pitch for the next installment. In the end, the studio and Reynolds saw the sisters’ words as perfect for what they wanted. The film remains at the beginning of development, but hiring the Molinho sisters is the first important step in getting the next one. Deadpool film in production.
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This marks the first Deadpool a film where Marvel Studios will work hand in hand with Reynolds and Team Deadpool. Fans will surely be thrilled by the participation of Marvel Studios President Kevin Fage, after seeing how he helped update the Spider Man franchise after coming to help in the creative efforts for this franchise.
Apart from Reynolds’ return, there are many factors that are being worked out, but according to sources, the film is still expected to be rated R as the previous two installments. A new director is also expected; David Leich, who manages the second film, has a schedule filled until 2021. Insiders say the door is open for Leich’s return because it is unknown when this film will go into production, but given that it is not was part of the writer’s search, it seems unlikely that he will return for part 3.
In any case, the release of the film will surely excite fans concerned about the fate of the film after the merger of Fox / Disney, which according to some means the possible end of the franchise.
As for Molyneuxes, they are sisters and writing partners who serve as creators, showrunners and executive producers of the new Fox series. The Great North, whose premiere is scheduled for February and has already been renewed for a second season. In addition, they are writers and executive producers of the long-standing hit Bob burgers of Fox, for which they won an Emmy in 2017 and were nominated for an Emmy for eight consecutive years. They have also been nominated for three WGA Awards and won the 2017 Annie Award for their episode “Hormonal Iums”.
In terms of features, they have recently adapted the novel The people we hate at the wedding for FilmNation and the acclaimed video game The sims for Legendary. They also wrote Jump Street: Now for her pleasure for Sony Pictures.
Lizzie attends the University of Berkeley and Wendy attends Pomona College. They both live in the Los Angeles area with their husbands and many, many children and pets.
They are represented by Kaplan / Perrone Entertainment and attorney Greg Gelman.