Finally Ryan Reynolds will star in another superhero movie, and this time it will hopefully be better than 2011's 'Green Lantern.' Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Comics' are going forward with the long-awaited 'X-Men' spinoff 'Deadpool.'

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Reynolds played 'Deadpool' in 2009's 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine'

On Thursday (Sept 18th), the film studio took to Twitter to announce that the upcoming movie will be released on February 12, 2016. Ryan Reynolds, who played 'Deadpool' in 2009's 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine,' is expected to reprise the role, and Tim Miller will direct.

The Marvel superhero, a.k.a Wade Wilson, was created by artist Rob Liefeld and writer Fabian Nicieza. 'Deadpool,' first appearing in 1991, is a very skilful and chatty mercenary with a range of very effective powers, which includes the ability to heal almost instantly.

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This announcement was mad only weeks after test footage of the project featuring Reynolds, shot several years ago, leaked online.

The 37 year-old actor recently admitted that the link may be directly linked with the studio's decision to go along with the movie, which he was thrilled about.

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"The movie has been in a state of limbo for a while. There was such an overpowering reaction to the footage, you sort of feel like, 'Oh, so we weren't crazy for our reasons for loving this character, for loving this role.' It's interesting to see the power of the Internet. It's awe-inspiring, actually," he told the Niagara Falls Review. "And it's neat that Twitter and Facebook and Instagram can move mountains when used in the right way."