So even Ryan Reynolds has his limits – and knocking his no-loved 1998 movie Boltneck is it, at least in this latest trailer for Deadpool 2. Trading low blows with soccer superstar David Beckham, the inside-joke-filled trailer, tweeted today by Reynolds, spins off an old insult from the first Deadpool.
As Beckham watches, and re-watches, the Deadpool jab – “You ever heard David Beckham speak?” asks Reynolds’ Wade. “It’s like he mouth sexed a can of helium” – the high-voiced Brit gets a “sorry” text message from the superhero (or from the actor – lines get blurred here).
Soon enough, Reynolds, in full Deadpool regalia, is at Beckham’s door, offering a series of apologies, first with cookies, then with helium-filled balloons (“Too soon?”) and even a mariachi band, getting nothing in return but door slams.
All seems forgiven when our hero shows up with two World Cup tickets. “I can’t wait to not watch Italy play the Netherlands,” he says as he and Beckham hug it out.
That’s when Beckham gets the last laugh, listing the things that Wade/Reynolds should really be apologizing for: Green Lantern, RIPD, Selfless, Blade Trinity, Boltneck…
“Boltneck was a masterpiece!”, Reynolds shouts – apparently having not checked the dud’s 34% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
David Leitch’s Deadpool 2, from 20th Century Fox and Marvel, hits theaters on May 18. Check out the new trailer above.