Why is Deadpool as addictive as crack?

02.17.16 2 years ago

Deadpool's headed into its second weekend in theaters and is expected to cross $200 million domestically, according to Deadline.

Fox took a significant risk by brining this character to the big screen, for the second time, played by the same actor, in a new continuity. It's a gamble that's more than payed off. As unusual as he is, Deadpool's also been a wildly popular — though divisive — comic character for years.

Here, Eric Eisenberg and Roth Cornet talk about Deadpool's storied history and why he became such a simultaneously hated and loved figure in comics.

Take a look in the player above.

Below we discuss why Deadpool has resonated so profoundly with movie audiences as well.

Take a look and let us know what you think here or on Twitter.

Roth: @RothCornet

Eric: @EEsienberg

Louis: @LouisVirtel

Chris: @HitfixChris

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