About a week ago it was revealed that Deadpool director Tim Miller has no plans to lead the shooting of the second part. The reason for this decision was the creative differences that arose between the director and Ryan Reynolds. However, for 20th Century Fox the project is a priority, and therefore the studio management has already looked after a replacement for Miller .|
According to the information portal The Hollywood Reporter , the main contender for the director's chair of " Deadpool 2 " was David Leitch - one of those who was behind the creation John Wick.
According to insiders, the major was also considering nominations for Drew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods) and Magnus Martens ( Luke Cage ), but Litch has already attended the meeting with Reynolds and for bosses, Fox is a priority candidate. However, it is too early to speak about a final decision - there are several more names on the list of candidates.
In general, journalists see Litch as a worthy replacement for Miller . David began his career as a stuntman and has worked as a stunt director for films such as "V" means Vendetta ”and“ Tron: Legacy ”. Along with co-star Chad Stahelski, Leitch made his directing debut with John Wick and recently completed the coldest city thriller starring Charlize Theron.
The Topic of Article: Deadpool eyes John Wick director.