Deadpool finally joins Disney’s Marvel universe with a new project

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has broken into theme park play, and Disneyland Paris’ Avengers Campus is the first MCU to acknowledge Deadpool.

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The Avengers Campus at Disneyland Paris is finally opening up to the world. There’s also a sneaky Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) Easter Egg that every Marvel fan will eat up.

Given that Disney California Adventure’s Avengers Campus lands and Walt Disney Studios Park in France are not connected to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what happens in the Disney Parks will not be derived from the events in new Marvel films influenced. That doesn’t stop new characters like Moon Knight and Sam Wilson’s Captain America appearing in the parks, though.

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After years of hoping that Ryan Reynolds One-Mouthed Mercenary could somehow become part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Deadpool has made his first move into Disney’s Marvel Universe at Paris’ Avengers Campus:

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In the video above, Kirsten Acuna shows that Marvel has categorized Deadpool in the Do Not Contact subcategory of its databases and listed Wade Wilson as Dead Pool. In his file, the dates are “Do Not Affiliate” and “No Thanks.”

While Walt Disney has explained to Imagineering that the various Avengers campuses around the world take place in different universes than those fans see in Earth-616 (main timeline) and are not connected to the MCU, it is apparent that Wade Wilson’s future introduction to the Marvel Gathering is inevitable when the multiverse is in play.

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While the Easter egg is only a very subtle nod, this Deadpool reference set in a Disney park could be Marvel’s first step in expanding their storytelling universes.

Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige prepare the launch X-Men and mutants into the MCU. This Deadpool reference could be the first step in an overarching game plan to shake up the Marvel Universe like never before.

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool
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That Wonder universe becomes much more than just iconic characters / Earth’s Mightiest heroes like Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), iron man (Robert Downey Jr.), captain America (Chris Evans) Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), hawk eye/Clan Barton (Jeremy Renner), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), captain Wonder/Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Thanos (Josh Brolin).

Tom Holland’s Avenger is seminal for Marvel Cinematic Universe newcomers Kate Bishop, Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), Moon Knight (Oscar Isaac), Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany), eternal Thena (Angelina Jolie) and more — especially with his next one Spiderman Trilogy currently in the works.

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